Thousands of soldiers are arriving in Kosovo

M. Karović

Kosovo and Metohija

Today, the opening ceremony of the international military exercise “Defender Jurop 23” will be held on the “Skenderbeg” square in the center of Pristina.

In addition to the soldiers of the USA and NATO member countries, the soldiers of the KBS will also participate, reports RTK.

The event will be attended by Vjosa Osmani, Aljbin Kurti, Minister of Defense Armend Mehaj, as well as KBS Commander Baškim Jašari.

The exercise will be held from May 21 to June 2 and will involve more than 7,000 US troops and 17,000 multinational troops from more than 20 NATO allies and partner countries.

In addition to the American one, the KBS contingent of 1,300 soldiers will be among the four largest.

Defense Minister Armend Mehaj stated that Kosovo’s goal is NATO membership.

– Our intention is clear, the army of the Republic of Kosovo is ready to join the big NATO family. This is our vision from the beginning, commitment, work and commitment every day – stated Mehaj.

The exercise will be led by the US European Command, where the US’s interactive capabilities with allied and NATO partner armies will be demonstrated.

Source: Vesti online by

*The article has been translated based on the content of Vesti online by If there is any problem regarding the content, copyright, please leave a report below the article. We will try to process as quickly as possible to protect the rights of the author. Thank you very much!

*We just want readers to access information more quickly and easily with other multilingual content, instead of information only available in a certain language.

*We always respect the copyright of the content of the author and always include the original link of the source article.If the author disagrees, just leave the report below the article, the article will be edited or deleted at the request of the author. Thanks very much! Best regards!