Minister of Defense of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) Marina Pendes headed a delegation of the BiH’s Ministry of Defense and the BiH’s Armed Forces at the NATO ministerial meeting held at NATO Headquarters in Brussels.
The ministers discussed the political and military situation in Afghanistan, with particular emphasis on the negotiations for reconciliation of conflicting parties and the recent presidential elections in this country.
During the meeting, all participating countries agreed that negotiations should be continued, political agreement reached.
During her speech, Minister Pendes emphasized BiH’s commitment to joint efforts in ensuring international peace and security, continued support for peacebuilding and long-term stability in Afghanistan.
She added that BiH Armed Forces members will continue to participate in the “Resolute Support” mission, and reiterated BiH’s commitment of joining the Euro-Atlantic community.
On the sidelines of the meeting, Minister Pendes had meetings with with Ministers of Defense of Croatia, Austria, Slovakia and Montenegro and Germany.
The meeting was attended by defense ministers of NATO member countries and partner countries whose members are participating in a peace support mission in Afghanistan.