Under Secretary of ITA Defence visited KFOR
KFOR Commander, Major General Giovanni FUNGO, welcomed in KFOR HQ the
Under Secretary of ITA Defence, Hon. Gioacchino ALFANO.
Hon. ALFANO was accompanied by Lieutenant Colonel Gianfranco PAGLIA, Golden
Medal for Military Valour, Ministry of Defence advisor and National advisor of the
Italian Table Tennis Federation.
During the office call COMKFOR and Hon. ALFANO discussed about the overall
security and political situation in Kosovo and in the Western Balkans region.
They underlined the importance of the commitment of KFOR in maintaining a safe
and secure environment and freedom of movement for all people in Kosovo and the
essential contribution of the Italian contingent deployed in the Region since 1999.
Later, Hon. ALFANO had the opportunity to meet the Italian Contingent personnel.
"I would like to express my sincere appreciation for all the Italian soldiers deployed in
Kosovo to ensure security – Hon. ALFANO said. With their commitment and together
with the other contingents deployed in Kosovo, they support the social, economic
and political development of the Region.