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KFOR COMMANDER MEETS HUNGARIAN CHIEF OF DEFENCE


Pristina, Kosovo. Today, KFOR Commander, Major General Guglielmo Luigi Miglietta, welcomed the Chief of Defence of Hungary, General Tibor Benkő, at Camp "Film City” NATO KFOR Headquarters.

The two Generals discussed the overall situation in Kosovo as well as in the Balkans region. They agreed on the importance of KFOR’s presence to preserve a safe and secure environment and guarantee freedom of movement for all people in the region.

The meeting was also an opportunity for General Miglietta to emphasize the high professionalism of the Hungarian soldiers in accomplishing KFOR’s mandate, since the beginning of the mission.

Hungarian service members are deployed with KFOR, mostly in Multinational Battle Group East and also as part of the KFOR’s Tactical Manoeuvre Battalion. Currently, the position of Deputy Commander KFOR is held by Hungarian Army Brigadier General Ferenc Korom.

General Benkő confirmed that "Hungary is fully committed to maintaining stability in Kosovo and it will continue to sustain KFOR for a peaceful Kosovo.”



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