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COM KFOR MEETING WITH THE AMBASSADOR OF AUSTRIA TO KOSOVO


Pristina, Kosovo. KFOR Commander, Major General Guglielmo Luigi Miglietta, met today the newly appointed Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Austria to Kosovo, HE Mr Gernot Pfandler, at Camp "Film City” NATO KFOR Headquarters in Pristina.

The overall security situation in Kosovo and the migration flow in the Balkans were the main topics discussed during the meeting.

General Miglietta expressed his appreciation for the professionalism of the Austrian contingent, consisting currently of about 500 service members, mainly deployed in Pec, as part of the Multinational Battle Group West and as members of KFOR HQ staff.

Austrian troops, along with other Multinational Battle Group West contingents from Italy, Moldova and Slovenia contribute to maintaining a safe and secure environment. They pay particular attention to the security at Decane monastery where there is a constant presence of KFOR troops.

Ambassador Pfandler confirmed that Austria will continue to support KFOR’s mission and the political dialogue between Pristina and Belgrade. He emphasized the importance of the role of KFOR in maintaining a safe and secure environment and freedom of movement throughout Kosovo under the United Nations Security Council resolution 1244.



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