COMKFOR MET THE COMMANDER OF THE AUSTRIAN JOINT FORCES
Pristina, 8 th November 2016. KFOR Commander, Major General Giovanni
Fungo, met today the Commander of the Austrian Joint Forces Lieutenant
General Franz Reissner, at Camp "Film City" NATO KFOR Headquarters in
The overall security situation in Kosovo was the main topic discussed during the
meeting. General Fungo expressed his appreciation for the professionalism of
the Austrian contingent. Austria contributes with approximately 500 service
members who are mainly deployed in Peja, 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 in Western Kosovo. They pay particular attention to the security at
Decane monastery where there is a constant presence of KFOR troops.
General Reissner confirmed that Austria will continue to support KFOR's
mission in maintaining a safe and secure environment and freedom of movement