PRISTINA, Kosovo. 1st June 2008 – COMKFOR, Lieutenant General Xavier de Marnhac, hosted at HQ KFOR a multiethnic group of Children Ambassadors, which included some disabled children from the NGO Little People of Kosovo. From Film City, they delivered a letter for the children all over the world, with the message that we are all born free and equal.
“Disabled persons make the minority group of 10% of population in every country all around the world, and in our conditions, disabled persons make the largest multiethnic minority group”, stated Ms. Hiljmnijeta Apuk, from Little People of Kosovo, adding that “everything we do now for disabled persons will affect future generations”.
“Children are the future of Kosovo, the mission of KFOR is to ensure peace and stability for all people of Kosovo especially for children” stated COMKFOR. Reminding his motto, Peace with Determination, LTG de Marnhac said that “KFOR soldiers are determined to fulfill their mission because most of them are parents themselves”.
“In this specific period of time, KFOR will not tolerate any disruption of peace”. COMKFOR reminded to the “people who may have this temptation that they are responsible to build a good future for their children”.
LTG de Marnhac finally stated that “This is very symbolic that the children of Kosovo deliver this message of peace, friendship and tolerance to all the children of the world”.Lieutenant General Xavier de Marnhac, hosted at HQ KFOR a multiethnic group of Children Ambassadors, which included some disabled children from the NGO Little People of Kosovo.