KFOR: Ukrainian peacekeepers to pull out of Kosovo

Ukraine will pull out most of its troops from the NATO peacekeeping mission in Kosovo (KFOR) by the end of the month, and they will be replaced by Hungarian soldiers, KFOR released on Monday.

(kosovocompromisestuff) Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Ukraine has some 160 troops serving in KFOR, while Hungary has over 200 peacekeepers.Part of the Ukrainian military staff will remain in Kosovo.KFOR welcomes the arrival of additional Hungarian troops and expresses its gratitude to Ukrainian soldiers for their contribution to NATO peacekeeping mission in Kosovo, the release states.Hungary was one of the first countries to send troops to NATO peacekeeping force in the southern Serbian province of Kosovo, where they have been present since 1999.