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News

18.12.2018

The 25th SAF UNIFIL contingent takes over responsibilities in Lebanon

On Saturday, 1 December, a ceremony took place at Shama military base in Lebanon marking the handover of duties between 24th and 25th Slovenian Armed Forces (SAF) UNIFIL contingents. Lieutenant Colonel Tadej Sedlar handed over command to Lieutenant Colonel Brane Tušar. Slovenian contingent members are tasked with exercising control over the area of responsibility including the control of the border demarcation between Lebanon and Israel as well as all entry points into the southern part of Lebanon. SAF members also assist members of the Lebanese Armed Forces in establishing and maintaining stability in the country and in conducting staff tasks in Sector West Command.