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Civilian CSDP: EULEX Kosovo practices riot control

21/11/2018 - 11:19
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Early November, EULEX’s Formed Police Unit conducted a joint exercise with the KFOR Tactical Reserve Battalion on Crowd and Riot Control.

Civilian CSDP: EULEX police practices riot control

The aim of the exercise was to better coordinate the roles of EULEX and KFOR as 2nd & 3rd security responders in Kosovo. The exercise helped Polish police & Hungarian soldiers to improve the communication among them, and to streamline tactics and procedures.

EULEX provides continued support to Kosovo Police’s crowd and riot control capability & supports selected rule of law institutions in Kosovo on their path towards increased effectiveness, sustainability, multi-ethnicity, accountability, free from political interference, and in full compliance with best European practices through monitoring activities & limited executive functions.