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Jan 26 2023

Change of Command for MSU

PRISTINA - KFOR Commander, Major General Angelo Michele Ristuccia, presided over the ceremony of the Transfer of Authority of Multinational Specialized Unit Commander between Colonel Maurizio Mele and Colonel Massimo CUCCHINI.

Major General Ristuccia, Commander of KFOR, expressed his appreciation to the outgoing MSU Commander: “Colonel Mele is a true professional and his advisement to me as COM KFOR has been invaluable. He has maintained the high standard of the MSU Regiment with great pride and honor”. He also highlighted that Carabinieri of the MSU remain steadfast and they have always conducted excellent operations, assisting in maintaining a safe and secure enviroment in Kosovo.

Major General Ristuccia also pointed out that KFOR remains fully focused on the daily implementation of its mandate – based on the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1244 of 1999 – to ensure a safe and secure environment and freedom of movement for all the people in Kosovo.

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