Ambassadors and Military Attachés visits
October 18, 2011 - The situational update and UNDOF outlook for the diplomats and military attachés accredited to the mission host nations has been a tradition for many years.
Force Commander MGen Natalio C. Ecarma III briefed the diplomatic community of the host nations on incidents, activities and developments of UNDOF to foster positive relations with the diplomatic corps and make them aware of the achievements and challenges in the mission area.
On the 18th of October the Chief of Staff, Col Martin Dorfer hosted 29 Military attachés and on the 20th, MGen Ecarma welcomed 18 ambassadors and embassy staff at Camp Ziouani. The honorable guests visited UNTSO Observation Post 51 and the Mt. Bental lookout point to receive a detailed area introduction. The Syrian-based military attachés and diplomatic corps received their briefings on the 1st and 3rd of November. To explain the sequence of events during the protests of May and June, our guests were briefed at the so-called Family Shouting Place in the vicinity of Pos 16 in AUSBATT's 3rd Company area of responsibility and at PHILBATT Outpost 60A near Qunaitra.