The High Representative in Bosnia and Herzegovina Christian Schmidt met yesterday with the Commander for operations of the ALTHEA mission, Lieutenant General Hubert Cottereau.
According to a post on the official Twitter account of the Office of the High Representative (OHR), they had “a good discussion about current political and security developments in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the region”.
Lieutenant General Hubert Cottereau is visiting Bosnia and Herzegovina and yesterday he discussed with the officials of the Ministry of Defense of Bosnia and Herzegovina the ways and types of assistance that representatives of the European Union can provide to the Armed Forces of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Ministry of Defense on the way to Euro-Atlantic integration.
They emphasized full support was expressed for the work of the defense institutions in fulfilling their mission, and the primary role of the EUFOR mission in BiH in maintaining a safe and stable environment in BiH.
General Cottereau and the commander of EUFOR in BiH, Major General Helmut Habermayer, presented, as announced, new plans related to joint training and exercises in the coming period, and expressed the need for joint cooperation in the use of the necessary capacities for the smooth implementation of the EUFOR mission in BiH.