EUFOR begins preparations for Quick Response 19

On Thursday 8 August, a delegation from EUFOR lead by the Chief of Staff, Brigadier General László Szabó met with Ankica Tomić, the Head of the International Cooperation Department and representatives of BiH’s Law Enforcement Agencies and airports to discuss plans for Exercise Quick Response 19.

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EUFOR Multinational Battalion patrol aid motorcyclist

On Monday 5 August, EUFOR’s Multinational Battalion, Turkish Company, sent out a 2 vehicle, 8 man patrol under the command of 1st Lieutenant Ali Karabas. Covering a total distance of 310km in one day, the patrol’s main aim was to link up with the troops stationed in the LOT house at Zavidovici.

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COM EUFOR meets Swiss Chief of Armed Forces

On Friday 2 August, Lieutenant General Philippe Rebord, the Chief of the Swiss Armed Forces visited Camp Butmir. The Commander of EUFOR, Major General Reinhard Trischak, as well as representatives from the Swiss contingent, welcomed him to the camp. During an office call the two Generals discussed the security situation and the valuable contribution the Swiss troops make to helping create a safer more secure BiH.

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