Swedish and Dutch delegations visit northern Kosovo

15 February 2023

On 14 February, a Swedish delegation led by Ambassador Johan Frisell, Deputy Director General and Head of the Department for Security Policy at the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, visited EULEX’s Formed Police Unit (FPU) at the EULEX Centre Mitrovica. The delegation had the chance to hear from the Head of EULEX, Lars-Gunnar Wigemark, EULEX’s Coordinator North, Arno van der Pas, and FPU representatives about the latest developments in northern Kosovo and the involvement of EULEX in maintaining peace and stability as a second security responder alongside the Kosovo Police and KFOR. The delegation also had the chance to join a foot patrol conducted by one of our FPU teams in North Mitrovica.

On the same day, a delegation from the Western Balkans Section of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Embassy of the Netherlands in Kosovo visited northern Kosovo and exchanged views with EULEX’s Coordinator North, Arno van der Pas, on regional security, the situation in northern Kosovo and the work of the Mission.