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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.

On 22 December 2020, two days after the historical election in Mostar, a patrol by the Austrian company of EUFOR’s Multinational Battalion visited LOT House in this historical town. On the way to Mostar the patrol passed by the memorial Bridge on the Neretva River in Jablanica.

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The first stop in Mostar was the Stadium where the patrol inspected a helicopter landing side and its current condition. After that the patrol linked up with the Liaison Observation Team (LOT) House in Mostar, which is manned by soldiers from Switzerland, one of 20 troop contributing countries that combine to make up EUFOR.

The LOT Commander gave an update to the patrol on the COVID-19 situation in the vicinity of Mostar, the general mood of the population due to the pandemic and its consequences as well as the situation regarding the continuation of the general strike of the Healthcare workers in the Herzegovina-Neretva Canton (HNC) who are fighting for better working conditions.

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