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last danish soldier left bosnia

(B2)After 16 years of commitmentt, the last two Danish soldiers are packing their last and should return to the country for Christmas, we learn from the Danish Ministry of Defence. The two soldiers took care of the security of the transmissions and trained the Bosnians in security within the framework of the NATO mission in place in this country.

The end of a period. Denmark was present in
Bosnia and Herzegovina since the beginning, in 1992, when the civil war started in this part of Yugoslavia. Throughout the 1990s and until 2004, 11.000 Danes served in various missions in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Since the EU had taken over the leadership of the peacekeeping forces (Althea mission) and the official end of Denmark's participation in SFOR in 2004, however, Denmark had only a few soldiers left in the forces. of NATO in Bosnia and Herzegovina.


Nicolas Gros Verheyde

Chief editor of the B2 site. Graduated in European law from the University of Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne and listener to the 65th session of the IHEDN (Institut des Hautes Etudes de la Défense Nationale. Journalist since 1989, founded B2 - Bruxelles2 in 2008. EU/NATO correspondent in Brussels for Sud-Ouest (previously West-France and France-Soir).