Pristina, 7 th November 2016. Today COMKFOR, Major General Giovanni
Fungo met the Mayor, Agim Veliu, KP Commander, Bekim Bislimi and other
representatives in Podujevo's town hall. They discussed the current situation in
Kosovo with specific focus on the Podujevo's territory.
The Mayor expressed to COMKFOR his appreciation and gratitude for the
impartial and effective posture of KFOR in maintaining a safe and secure
environment for all the people in Kosovo. In his speech Mayor Veliu also
acknowledged the accomplishments, activities and the investments made in
building the infrastructure and economic development of the municipality of
COMKFOR specified KFOR's commitment to continue working together with
the local authorities and communities.
Earlier in the day COMKFOR, visited Gate 3 in Merdare, where he spoke
equally with Serbian and Kosovo Border Police officers working on both sides
of the ABL. The visit shows that KFOR is playing an important role in
demonstrating impartiality towards all people of Kosovo and it will continue to
ensure freedom of movement in order to improve the process of stabilization.