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Major General Anton Wessely takes command of EUFOR Operation Althea

Major General Anton Wessely was born in Vienna, Austria, in 1965. Following completion of training in the Theresian Military Academy between 1984-1987 he was commissioned in 1987 as a Battery Commander in the Anti-Aircraft Artillery/Combat Service Support Battalion 3 of the 3rd Mechanised Infantry Brigade.

 

Continued EUFOR presence in BiH

The UN Security Council unanimously adopted resolution 2604 recognising EUFOR’s peace stabilization role under the military aspects of the Dayton Peace Agreement.

 

COVID-19 Information

Restrictions on entry and exit to Camp Butmir remain in force at this time. Visitors and suppliers should continue to make arrangements with their point of contact before attempting to enter Camp Butmir.

 
  • The members of EUFOR LOT from all LOT Houses, under our supervision and in cooperation with Armed Forces BiH (AFBiH), are teaching Mine Risk Education (MRE) classes in every corner of BiH.
    So far in 2021, EUFOR has reached around 6023 children with its Mine Risk Education (MRE) program via the on-site classes delivered by EUFOR LOT personnel in schools across the country, with an additional 146,000 persons reached by its ‘Virtual Mine Risk Education’, launched in April of 2021.

A EUFOR patrol stopped to help a man and his son who were involved in a car accident on Monday 23 September. Eight soldiers from EUFOR’s Multinational Battalion Turkish Company were returning to Sarajevo from a patrol when they saw a car which had crashed off the road and fallen down an embankment.

EUFOR troops help at crash

The Officer in charge of the patrol, 1st Lt Ali Karabas, said,

“When we saw the accident we immediately stopped to help. We were pleased that there were no injuries but we still regulated the traffic, called the break down service to recover their car and ensured that the man and his teenage son were safe.”

He added: “Despite the language difficulties it was clear that the man was extremely grateful to us for stopping and we for our part were also very pleased to be able to help.”