PRISTINA - NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg visited the NATO-led Kosovo Force - KFOR. He was welcomed by the KFOR Commander, Major General Franco Federici at KFOR Headquarters, where he received an update on KFOR's daily activities, in accordance with the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1244 of 1999, mandating KFOR to ensure a safe and secure environment and freedom of movement for all communities living in Kosovo.
The NATO Secretary General also met with different KFOR troops from NATO Allies and partners. He thanked all of the KFOR personnel, for their professionalism, dedication and hard work, and remarked that KFOR is NATO's longest military operation and soon will also be NATO's biggest military operation.
During his visit, Secretary General Stoltenberg also met with Ms. Vjosa Osmani, Mr. Albin Kurti and Mr. Goran Rakić. He restressed KFOR's continued efforts for the benefit of all communities living in Kosovo, and NATO's steadfast support to the EU-facilitated Dialogue and other efforts aimed at the normalization of relations between Belgrade and Pristina.