Appointment of the MFO's Next Force Commander

The MFO Rome Headquarters announced today the appointment of Brigadier General Denis Thompson of Canada as the MFO’s next Commander of the peacekeeping force and observers stationed in the Sinai. The appointment was made with the approval of the Governments of Egypt and Israel. Brigadier General Thompson will serve as MFO Force Commander and be promoted to Major General for a two-year term commencing 3 March 2014.