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PRESIDENT OF THE SWISS CONFEDERATION VISITS KFOR HQ


PRISTINA, in Film City. On the 18h November 2013, the Kosovo Force Commander, Major-General Salvatore FARINA (COM KFOR), received a visit from the President of the Swiss Confederation and Head of the Federal Department of Defense, Civil Protection and Sport (DDPS) Mr. HE Ueli MAURER.

During the meeting COM KFOR briefed Mr. MAURER on the security situation in KOSOVO and in particular on the successful security operation during the re-run of Municipal elections in North Mitrovica. He also provided him with an assessment of the ongoing election period and of the positive impact of the dialogue between PRESTINA and BELGRADE.

COM KFOR emphasized the importance of the Swiss contingent's contribution to KFOR and he thanked Mr. MAURER for their professionalism, expertise, quantity and quality of personnel and assets.

"We will continue to support the dialogue between PRISTINA and BELGRADE by ensuring a safe and secure environment and the freedom of movement throughout KOSOVO'', COM KFOR said.



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