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EULEX Head of Mission Protection Team Under Threat

(credit: Eulex Kosovo, archives, March 2011)

(BRUSSELS2) The close protection team of Xavier Bout de Marnhac, the head of the EULEX “Rule of Law” mission in Kosovo is in the hot seat. An international expert was suspended from his duties and several other staff members temporarily transferred to other functions within the Mission, “ due to security issues » indicates the Eulex mission. All individuals worked as part of the head of mission's close protection team, with responsibility for their physical security. “ Suspension and transfers are considered a protective measure we estimate in Pristina at the headquarters of the Eulex mission.

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).