Commander EUFOR and BiH Minister of Security visit Zvornik Border Crossing

Commander EUFOR Major General Reinhard Trischak and Minister of Security of BiH Selmo Cikotić travelled today to the Border Crossing Point in Zvornik. After EUFOR and its reserve forces again successfully cooperated with the BiH Ministry of Security and BiH Law Enforcement Agencies during Exercise Quick Response 2020, Minister Cikotić invited Major General Trischak to an on-site visit of the Border Police at one of the most frequented crossing points with Serbia. This reiterates the high level of cooperation between EUFOR and the BiH Law Enforcement Agencies.

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EUFOR Quick Response 2020 arrives at Sarajevo International Airport

Exercise Quick Response 2020 is taking place concurrently in multiple locations across BiH. In the afternoon of Wednesday 2 September, as part of Exercise Quick Response 2020, a dynamic exercise took place at Sarajevo International Airport, which rehearsed the simulation of attempted airplane hijacking and terrorist attack. This is the fourth year in a row that SIA is taking part in the exercise. Acting Director of the Airport Alan Bajić said that airplane hijacking is one of the hardest terrorist acts and one of the most complex crisis situations and continued: “Airport staff and other participants invested a lot of effort to make sure that exercise is conducted properly. I want to thank everyone who participated in the exercise. Although we hope that we would never have this situation in a real life, it is good to know that we have well trained personnel and procedures”.

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