ITALIAN CHIEF OF THE ARMY VISITS ITALIAN KFOR CONTINGENT
13 APR 2016
PRISTINA, Kosovo. KFOR Commander Major General Guglielmo Luigi Miglietta
welcomed the Italian Chief of the Army, Lieutenant General Danilo Errico, at KFOR
Headquarters in Pristina.
During the meeting, General Errico was briefed on the current security situation and
KFOR´s role in ensuring a secure environment in Kosovo.
General Miglietta emphasised the role of KFOR, as the third responder, supporting
Kosovo Police and EULEX, in maintaining a safe and secure environment and
freedom of movement in the area of operations.
General Errico had also the opportunity to visit the Italian Army lead units: the Joint
Regional Detachment Centre (JRD-C) and the Multinational Battle Group West
(MNBG-W) in Pec. He expressed his appreciation and pride in the valuable work
performed by the Italian contingent and thanked them for their professionalism and
their dedication to the mission.
The Italian contribution in KFOR began in June 1999 and, currently, around 570
Italian service members are deployed across Kosovo.
Before completing his visit to KFOR, General Errico was welcomed by the Abbot of
the Decani Monastery, Father Sava who thanked the Italian Contingent for providing
security at the Monastery from 1999.