Deputy Commander JFC Naples, LTG D. Michael Day visit to Sarajevo
SARAJEVO, Bosnia Herzegovina - Deputy Commander JFC Naples, LTG D. Michael Day met yesterday with the BiH Minister of Defence, Mr. Zekerijah Osmic, and the AFBiH Chief of Joint Staff, LTG Anto Jeleč.
Topic of discussion was Euro Atlantic integrations processes in BiH, and MoD and BiH Armed Forces activities in meeting NATO standards.
General Day emphasized NATO's commitment to cooperate with BiH defence institutions, expecting further BiH's progress and commitment, especially in the area of AWE disposal. General Day complemented the progress achieved so far in defence sector, and said that BiH Ministry of Defence is an example of a unique state level institution as a role model for other institutions in building trust in BiH.
BiH Minister of Defence expressed hope that BiH's friends and partners from NATO will continue to support BiH's reform path since "NATO accession is related to political and economic stability of a country."
Representing NATO HQ Sarajevo, the meeting was also attended by the HQ Commander, BG Christopher J. Petty.
Story by NATO Headquarters Sarajevo Public Affairs