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COMKFOR MET THE ITALIAN MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS


Pristina, December 22nd , 2016. COMKFOR, Major General Giovanni Fungo, received the visit of the Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Angelino Alfano, at Camp "Film City” NATO KFOR Headquarters in Pristina.
 
The Italian Minister and COMKFOR discussed the latest developments in the current security and political situation in Kosovo. General Fungo highlighted the importance of the role of KFOR in contributing, as the third responder, to support Kosovo Police, EULEX and all local and international organizations.
 
The Foreign Minister also visited the MSU (Multinational Specialised Unit) compound in Pristina. Here, he met with representatives of the Italian Armed Forces employed in the NATO Kosovo Force (KFOR). Minister Alfano thanked the Italian Contingent how supports KFOR to maintain a safe and secure environment and freedom of movement for all communities in Kosovo, under the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1244.
Italy is one of the most important contributors of KFOR troops since 1999 and today there are about 550 Italian soldiers serving in Kosovo.



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