SAF infantry company in the peacekeeping mission UNIFIL Lebanon
A ceremony on the occasion of sending off the members of the Infantry Company of the 21st Infantry Battalion of the 2nd Army Brigade into the UN UNIFIL mission to Lebanon held in the “Stefan Nemanja" barracks in Raska, Serbia.
The ceremony was attended by Defence Minister Bratislav Gasic, Chief of General Staff Ljubisa Dikovic with associates, representatives of local authorities and numerous relatives and friends. Flag of the company to be deployed within the Spanish battalion in the peacekeeping mission was taken by the Commander, Major Goran Roganovic.
- The Republic of Serbia continues to deploy its military units in multinational operations of the United Nations in building and maintaining peace and security in the world. Members of the Serbian Armed Forces represent the army and the country in the best light, both to the citizens of Cyprus, Liberia, Congo, Cote d'Ivoire and other countries, and to other members of the armed forces with whom they work together – Minister Gasic said.
Chief of General Staff Ljubisa Dikovic said that members in peacekeeping missions under the UN flag are doing very well, that they set standards and that they should be praised for that.
The Infantry Company of the 2nd Army Brigade replaced members of the Infantry Company of the 3rd Army Brigade who returned from the UNIFIL mission in Lebanon.