The Chief of Staff UNTSO visits UNDOF
August 31, 2011 – The UNTSO Chief of Staff and Head of Mission MGen Juha Kilpiä visited UNDOF. He met with the Force Commander UNDOF MGen Natalio C. Ecarma III and was familiarized with the UNDOF Area of Responsibility.
As well, they discussed the operational impact of the recent developments in the Mission area. MGen Kilpiä, MGen Ecarma and Chief Observer Group Golan, LtCol Nick Bolton, Commander of the 76 UNTSO Military Observers being under operational control of UNDOF, conducted visits to several UNTSO Observation Posts and a patrol in the southern area of UNDOF. There, COS UNTSO gained detailed insight of the strategic importance of the UNDOF Mission and the dedicated work of the deployed peacekeeping forces.