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This UN mission aimed to the stabilization on the Bosnian Nation and to the support to the activities of the UN High Representative in the Country. In that occasion, SFOR was reorganized in the European Force – EUFOR. The Operation EUFOR "Althea" started on 2nd December 2004 by the UN mandate (UNSCR 1551 of 9th July 2004). From December 2005 to December 2006 and from December 2008 to December 2009, Italy had the Operation "Althea" Command. The national participation increased the staff in the Headquarters of Camp Butmir, in the Sarajevo outskirt, the specialist assets and the Liaison and Observation Team of Sarajevo, Sokolac, Visegrad and Pale, that had to create a contact with the population.