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08 Oct. 2021 211008b-001.jpg - Who is Colonel Stefano Fedele?, 89.62KB

Who is Colonel Stefano Fedele?

Seven questions to an officer of the Italian Carabinieri helping to preserve a secure environment in Kosovo, as part of the NATO-led KFOR mission.
03 Oct. 2021 211002a-002.jpg - KFOR welcomes the de-escalation in the northern part of Kosovo, 69.38KB

KFOR enhances presence in northern Kosovo in support of de-escalation arrangement

Today (03 October 2021), the Commander of the NATO-led KFOR mission, Major General Franco Federici, visited KFOR units deployed at the Jarinje and Brnjak crossing points in northern Kosovo. For the next two weeks, KFOR will maintain a temporary, robust and agile presence in the area, in support to the implementation of the recent arrangement on de-escalation and the way forward in northern Kosovo reached between Belgrade and Pristina, under the auspices of the EU-facilitated Belgrade-Pristina Dialogue. KFOR is mandated by United Nations Security Council Resolution 1244 of 1999 to ensure a safe and secure environment and freedom of movement for all communities living in Kosovo.
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New navigation equipment for civilian airlines set up at Pristina airport, with NATO support

On 14 September 2021, the Commander of the NATO-led KFOR mission, Major General Franco Federici, attended a ceremony to mark the installation of new navigation equipment at Pristina airport. These are important steps, which will make the circulation of people and goods easier and faster within the region. They will also contribute to the use of new south-west air routes in the lower airspace over Kosovo, which have been created through the NATO-led Balkans Aviation Normalisation Meetings process.
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NATO Allies stand together against wildfires

Albania, Greece, North Macedonia and Turkey have received support from their NATO Allies in dealing with devastating wildfires faced since July. The assistance provided included the delivery of ground and air assets most needed to help contain the spread of the fires.
01 Jul. 2021 210701a-008.jpg - NATO Secretary General visits KFOR, 79.73KB

NATO Secretary General reaffirms NATO’s commitment to its KFOR mission and to stability in the Western Balkans

Today (01 July 2021), NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg travelled to the NATO-led Kosovo Force (KFOR), where he met with the KFOR Commander (Major General Franco Federici), personnel from 27 troop contributing nations (including NATO Allies and partners), and the Director of the NATO Advisory and Liaison Team (Brigadier General Jörg RÜTER).
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NATO Secretary General highlights NATO’s contributions to regional security with Kosovo’s Albin Kurti

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg met Kosovo’s Albin Kurti at NATO Headquarters in Brussels on Thursday (29 April 2021), for an exchange of views on the latest developments in the Western Balkans.
08 Mar. 2021 210308-the-colour-of-freedom.jpg, 31.93KB

The colour of freedom – Visare’s story

Visare Gorani is a gender equality and human rights worker who has lived in Kosovo for most of her life. In this illustrated animation, she reflects on her personal experiences before, during and after the conflict in Kosovo in the late 1990s. This video conveys the details of Visare’s own story, but it also speaks to the shared experiences of countless other women and girls who have lived through conflict. NATO stands with all the women and girls, in Kosovo and elsewhere, who are affected by conflict, regardless of their ethnicity, religion or nationality.
08 Sep. 2020 200908-hoti-kosovo.jpg - Visit to NATO by Avdullah Hoti from Kosovo, 64.68KB

NATO Secretary General discusses regional security with Kosovo’s Avdullah Hoti

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg met Kosovo’s Avdullah Hoti at NATO Headquarters in Brussels on Tuesday (8 September 2020) for talks on current developments in the Western Balkans. This was the first in-person meeting between the two.
07 Sep. 2020 200323-corona-plain.jpg - Coronavirus cells, 51.39KB

KFOR requests international assistance in their response to COVID-19

On 31 August 2020 the Euro-Atlantic Disaster Response Coordination Centre (EADRCC) received a request for international assistance from KFOR.
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21 years of KFOR: continued contribution to peace and regional stability

On 12 June 2020, the NATO-led Kosovo Force (KFOR) marked its 21st anniversary. KFOR’s mission remains unchanged. Based on UN Security Council Resolution 1244 of 1999, about 3400 troops provided by 27 NATO members and partners continue to contribute towards maintaining a safe and secure environment in Kosovo and freedom of movement for all communities in Kosovo.

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