KFOR COMMANDER MET WITH THE AMBASSADOR OF KINGDOM OF NORWAY TO KOSOVO
15th December 2014. Today, KFOR Commander, Major General Francesco Paolo Figliuolo, had a meeting with H.E. Jan Braathu, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Norway to Kosovo, at Camp "Film City” NATO KFOR Headquarters in Pristina/Prishtinë.
During the meeting they spoke about the overall situation in Kosovo and the effective cooperation that exists between KFOR, the International community and the local Institutions.
General Figliuolo and H.E. Braathu agreed on the importance of the role of KFOR to maintain a safe and secure environment and the freedom of movement, ensuring the conditions for social and economic development in the area.
The meeting with the Norwegian Ambassador is part of a series of regular meetings conducted with the representatives of the International Community in Kosovo and in the Balkans area, for a comprehensive approach of all the dynamics of the Region.
Norwegian Armed Forces are present in Kosovo since 1999 when the first Norwegian Contingent was deployed as part of the KFOR mission. In spring 2001, Norway had the lead of KFOR mission, with Lieutenant General Skiaker serving as KFOR Commander. Currently, the Norwegian Armed Forces personnel are part of KFOR HQ Staff in Camp "Film City”.