This month, COMEUFOR Major General Alexander Platzer, completed his tour of the EUFOR Liaison Observation Teams. EUFOR maintains a network of 17 Liaison and Observation Teams (LOT) throughout BiH which liaise with the local community and help to ‘feel the pulse’ of the situation.

Today COMEUFOR, Major General Alexander Platzer, welcomed the Austrian Minister of Defence Magistra Klaudia Tanner to EUFOR BiH HQ. Upon her arrival Mag. Tanner received and honour guard from the soldiers of EUFOR’s Multinational Battalion. Following this, Mag. Tanner met with COMEUFOR and then paid her respects in the memorial park to Austrian personnel who lost their lives in Bosnia and Herzegovina, before visiting the Austrian contingent personnel currently deployed in EUFOR.

Today COMEUFOR, Major General Alexander Platzer completed his inaugural visit to Brčko District. COMEUFOR met with representatives of executive and legislative powers of Brčko District in the City Hall including Mayor Esed Kadríc, Deputy Mayor Anto Domić, Speaker of the Assembly Siniša Milíc and Deputy Speaker of the Assembly Ivo Filipović.

On 21 June EUFOR Chief of Staff, Brigadier General Szilárd Gerőfi visited the Peace Support Operations Training Centre (PSOTC). Upon his arrival Brigadier General Gerőfi was greeted by Chief of Staff of the PSOTC, Lt Col Odeta Tipurić. The PSOTC expressed their appreciation to Brigadier General Gerőfi for the real life support given to them by EUFOR and also for the academic support from senior ranking EUFOR personnel as qualified speakers. The PSOTC are currently conducting a Defence Attaché Orientation Course for both BiH and international students.

This morning COMEUFOR Major General Alexander Platzer welcomed the Chief of Defence from North Macedonia Lieutenant General Vasko Gjurchinovski to Camp Butmir. Upon his arrival Lieutenant General Gjurchinovski received an honour guard before having a meeting with COMEUFOR.

Today marks the conclusion of the 17th international symposium, Mine Action 2021, with the focus being the exchange of knowledge and experience of all humanitarian mine related matters.

This afternoon COMEUFOR Major General Alexander Platzer welcomed the French Chief of Defence, General François Lecointre to Camp Butmir. Upon his arrival General Lecointre accompanied by the French Ambassador to BiH Christine Toudic, where he received an honour guard before having a meeting with COMEUFOR.