President Thaçi received the new KFOR Commander, Major General Giovanni Fungo

Prishtina, Spetember 8, 2016 - The President of the Republic of Kosovo, Hashim Thaçi met with Major General Giovanni Fungo, the XXI Commander of KFOR, who started his task on September 1st.

President Thaçi congratulated Major General Fungo on his new task and expressed satisfaction that this task is taken up by a military who knows the region from the previous tasks he has carried out.

The Head of State said that KFOR has the big trust of the citizens of Kosovo and that this is thanks to the work and dedication it has proven.

“KFOR is irreplaceable”, said President Thaçi and added that “the work of KFOR is important for the peace and stability in Kosovo but also in the region”.

Whereas, Major General Fungo expressed his pleasure to be back in Kosovo and has confirmed KFOR’s commitment to ensure the freedom of movement and a peaceful and safe environment for all.

“My moto will be ‘faith and devotion’ that describes the KFOR mission XXI”, said KFOR Commander Fungo.

President Thaci said that thanks to the joint work “we have built a society on the foundations of multi-ethnicity, coexistence, of ethnic and religious tolerance” and expressed his willingness to continue the “excellent cooperation with KFOR”.