KFOR COMMANDER MET WITH THE CHIEF OF STAFF OF THE ITALIAN ARMY
25th November 2014 – KFOR Commander, Major General Francesco Paolo Figliuolo received Lieutenant General Claudio Graziano, Chief of Staff of the Italian Army, meeting him at NATO KFOR Headquarters in Pristina/Prishtinë.
The Generals discussed the overall security situation in Kosovo and the importance of KFOR's role for the stability of the area to support, as third responder, Kosovo Police, EULEX and all local and international organizations, in order to maintain a Safe and Secure Environment and Freedom of Movement throughout Kosovo.
During the visit, General Graziano went to "Villaggio Italia" in Belo Polje where he had a meeting with the MWBG-W Commander (Col. Minelli) and the Italian contingent. After that he met with Abbot Sava Janjic, at the Decane Monastry.
Currently, about 550 Italian troops are deployed across Kosovo as part of the KFOR Headquarters Staff, the Multinational Battle Group West and the Multinational Specialized Unit.