PRISTINA, Kosovo -- United States Vice President Joe Biden, during his Aug. 17 official visit to Kosovo, attended a ceremony to name a road in Gjilan/Gnjilane dedicated in memory of his son, Beau, who died in 2015 following a prolonged illness.
The monument erected in memory of Beau Biden, who served as an interim legal adviser on post-war Kosovo in 2001, was placed near Camp "Bondsteel”, which is the main base for U.S. troops serving with NATO forces in Kosovo.
The Vice President was welcomed at the U.S. base by Major General Guglielmo Luigi Miglietta, Kosovo Force commander. Biden expressed both his pride and deep appreciation for the outstanding commitment and professionalism of U.S. and all other KFOR soldiers who work to maintain a safe and secure environment for all the people of Kosovo.
During his visit, Biden also met also with high-ranking officials of the Institutions in Kosovo.
Story and photos by KFOR PAO