COMKFOR MET WITH LIEUTENANT GENERAL FRANZ REISZNER, COMMANDER OF THE AUSTRIAN JOINT FORCES COMMAND
13th November 2014 - KFOR Commander, Major General Francesco Paolo Figliuolo, received yesterday Lieutenant General Franz Reiszner, Commander of the Austrian Joint Forces Command, at NATO KFOR Headquarters in Pristina/Prishtinë.
General Figliuolo discussed with General Reiszner about the current security situation in Kosovo and the contribution given to KFOR by the Austrian Contingent. Also present at the meeting was the Austrian Brigadier General Anton Waldner, KFOR Deputy Commander.
KFOR Commander highlighted the fact that KFOR will keep cooperating and assisting the United Nations, the European Union, and other international actors and continues to support, as third responder, Kosovo Police and EULEX in their activities.
General Figliuolo expressed his appreciation for the Austrian cooperation and support to the KFOR mission. He emphasized the excellent results and the commendable professionalism of the Austrian service-members. Currently, the Austrian contingent consists of about 540 service members.
Austrian Armed Forces service-members are mainly deployed in Pec/Peja as part of the Multinational Battle Group West, at Camp Prizren and in Pristina/Prishtinë as part of the KFOR HQ Staff and of the Joint Logistic Support Group.