The mission of the MFO is to

There are four essential tasks assigned to the MFO:

  1. Operation of checkpoints, reconnaissance patrols and observation posts along the international boundary and line B, and within Zone C.
  2. Periodic verification of the implementation of the provisions of the Annex to the Treaty of Peace, to be carried out not less than twice a month unless otherwise agreed to by the parties.
  3. Additional verifications within 48 hours after receipt of a request from either party.
  4. Ensure freedom of navigation through the Strait of Tiran.