HL Deb 11 October 1999 vol 605 c73WA
Lord Kennet

asked Her Majesty's Government:

To whom does General Jackson report; and what is NATO's role in Kosovo. [HL3871]

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

As COMKFOR, Lt Gen Jackson reports to NATO's Commander in Chief South, Admiral Ellis.

NATO's role in Kosovo is set out in UN Security Council Resolution 1244 (together with its Annexes) and includes; deterring renewed hostilities, demilitarizing the KLA and other armed Kosovo Albanian groups, establishing a secure environment for the return of refugees and other displaced persons, ensuring public safety and order until the international civil presence can take responsibility for this task, supervising demining, supporting the work of the international civil presence, conducting border monitoring duties as required and ensuring the protection and freedom of movement of itself, the international civil presence and other international organisations.