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SACEUR visits NATO Headquarters in Kosovo

PRISTINA, Kosovo - During a two day visit to NATO Headquarters in Pristina from Feb. 4 to 5, 2016 General Philip M. Breedlove, Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR), met with Kosovo Force troops highlighting NATO's continued commitment to the stability of Kosovo's future.

General Breedlove was briefed by Major General Luigi Guglielmo Miglietta, KFOR Commander and the international HQ Staff on the latest developments in the current security situation in Kosovo and in the Balkans region.

"It's very encouraging to see how KFORs contribution to the stability of the security situation here has provided the time and space needed for so much progress. Certainly there is still plenty left to be done but the progress has been notable," stated Breedlove. 


General Phil Breedlove, Supreme Allied Commander Europe, meets with Major General Luigi Guglielmo Miglietta, Commander, KFOR in Pristina, Republic of Kosovo Thursday, Feb 4, 2016. - NATO Photo by Mass Communications Specialist 1st Class Danielle Brandt, USN
"As Kosovo steps forward and embraces its own future, NATO will remain committed to doing its part to contribute to stability here," added Breedlove. "We will retain a flexible, deterrent presence and will make changes only when the security situation allows."

Later in the afternoon, General Breedlove met with the President of Kosovo and the Prime Minister. They expressed appreciation to General Breedlove for the significant contribution made by KFOR's soldiers in maintaining security and stability in Kosovo. 

"KFOR continues to contribute towards maintaining a safe and secure environment in Kosovo and freedom of movement for all," said Breedlove.   

Story by KFOR and SHAPE Public Affairs Offices

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