Last Combined Training Event between Armed Forces of Bosnia and Herzegovina (AF BiH) and the Multinational Battalion (MNBN) in 2014

Between the 8 – 12 December an Austrian Platoon of the EUFOR Multinational Battalion (MNBN) conducted peacekeeping training with the Bosnian Armed Forces. The training took place in Prijedor in the northwest of Bosnia and Herzegovina and was the last Combined Training event of 2014

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EUFOR supports humanitarian aid

On 10 and 11 December 2014 soldiers of the Multinational Battalion of EUFOR transported 13 hospital beds, a donation by the Rotary Club Vienna, from Sarajevo to the Drvar Health Centre a distance of 170km. The transport was requested by the United Nations Development Programme.

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Combined training between the Multinational Battalion and AF BiH

10th – 14th November 2014; One Turkish Platoon from the Multinational Battalion has conducted peacekeeping training with the Armed Forces of BiH. The week-long training took place in Tuzla canton, with a goal to teach the Bosnian troops how to execute peace supporting tasks in line with international standards.

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Austrian Chief of Defence Staff visits EUFOR

The Austrian Chief of Defence Staff, General Othmar Commenda, has conducted a two day visit to EUFOR.
General Commenda was welcomed at Camp Butmir on Wednesday by a guard of honour before meeting with Commander EUFOR, Major General Dieter Heidecker, to gain an update on the political situation in BiH and the Austrian contribution to the EUFOR mission.
General Commenda then attended a meeting with the Chief of the Joint Staff of Armed Forces BiH, Lieutenant General Anto Jeleč, together with Lieutenant General Jeleč’s senior leadership team.

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EUFOR vehicles transport Red Cross flood assistance materials

EUFOR’s Multinational Battalion has transported over 20 tons of construction material to locations in BiH which were affected by the flooding in May and June.
The construction materials, which were provided via the Red Cross organisation, are to be used to help reconstruct houses which were affected by flooding in Orašje, Gradačac and Ključ.

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