MEETING WITH THE MAYOR OF GJAKOVA
PRISTINA, Kosovo. Today, Kosovo Force Commander, Major General Guglielmo Luigi Miglietta, visited Gjakova and met the Mayor, Mrs. Mimoza Kusari-Lila, in the City Hall of the town.
General Miglietta and Mrs. Kusari-Lila discussed the current security situation in Kosovo with specific focus on the west part of the region. The mayor expressed to KFOR Commander her appreciation and gratitude for the impartial and effective posture of KFOR in maintaining a safe and secure environment and freedom of movement for all the people of Kosovo.
General expressed appreciation to Mrs. Kusari-Lila for her commitment as mayor. "KFOR is committed to continue working together with the local authorities, the European Union and the International Community in order to improve the stabilization process", said General Miglietta. "KFOR's mission remains unchanged", General Miglietta concluded, "any future change to KFOR's force posture will be based on careful analysis of the conditions on the ground".
KFOR Commander had also the opportunity to visit the NGO "Medica Kosova", a local organization founded in 1999, for improving the mental and physical situation of war-traumatized women, run by Ms. Veprore Shehu, executive director.