KFOR COMMANDER MET WITH THE HEAD OF THE OSCE MISSION IN KOSOVO
31st October 2014 – KFOR Commander, Major General Francesco Paolo Figliuolo, had a meeting yesterday with the Head of the Organization for Security Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Mission in Kosovo, H.E. Ambassador Jean-Claude Schlumberger, at the Camp "Film City” NATO KFOR Headquarters in Pristina/Prishtinë.
General Figliuolo discussed with Ambassador Schlumberger the current situation in Kosovo and the recent activities conducted by the International Organization in the region.
KFOR Commander highlighted the lead role played by OSCE in order to support dialogue between central and local institutions, and the implementation of democracy and human rights in the area. OSCE activities are also focused on continuous monitoring of the work of the municipality identifying progress and shortcomings and implementing relevant remedial activities. It also supports the widest participation of the people of Kosovo, in decision-making processes and the results achieved.
The cooperation between KFOR and OSCE has always been very important and proficient. KFOR supported, in close coordination with Kosovo Police and EULEX, the OSCE activities during the recent Mayors and Municipal assemblies’ elections, providing a safe and secure environment, which enabled the execution of the processes without significant incidents.