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KFOR COMMANDER MET WITH THE AMBASSADOR OF THE REPUBLIC OF SLOVENIA TO KOSOVO


November 22, 2014. KFOR Commander, Major General Francesco Paolo Figliuolo, had a meeting yesterday with the Ambassador of the Republic of Slovenia to Kosovo, H.E. Miljan Majhen, at Camp "Film City” NATO KFOR Headquarters in Pristina/Prishtinë.

General Figliuolo and H.E. Majhen discussed many topics related to the overall security situation and recent developments in the area. The meeting was an opportunity for General Figliuolo to demonstrate to the Ambassador the effectiveness of the Slovenian contribution in ensuring a safe and secure environment and the freedom of movement in Kosovo according to UN resolution 1244.

The importance of KFOR’s role in the region was highlighted by both of the officials, who outlined the efficient cooperation among KFOR, Kosovo Police and EULEX in order to guarantee the security in the area.

Currently, about 310 Slovenian troops are deployed across Kosovo. Its contribution began in 2000 and it now provides one of the largest contingents in Kosovo. Slovenian soldiers are mainly deployed in Pec/Peja as part of the Multinational Battle Group West, other service-members are part of the JRDs Center and North, Helicopter assets as well as members of KFOR HQ Staff in Camp "Film City”.

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