Thursday 20th January 2022 marked the occasion of the Change of Command for COMEUFOR with Major General Alexander Platzer handing Command of EUFOR over to Major General Anton Wessely. The ceremony was attended by the Operational Commander for the EU’s Operation Althea Lieutenant General Brice Houdet and the EU Special Representative to BiH, H.E. Dr. Johann Sattler.
EUFOR is aware of a number of online articles pertaining to Ukrainian participation in EUFOR Op ALTHEA in BiH and Ukrainian troops already in transit.
EUFOR can confirm that COMEUFOR has received an official letter from a member of the BiH Presidency requesting EUFOR air assets, should such assets be available, to assist with combating the wild fires in the country.