Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnian Presidency Member Meets With State Department Official

Bosnian Presidency Member Meets With State Department Official

“BiH (Bosnian) Presidency Member Dragan Čović met with Susan Falatko, Director of the Central and South Eastern Europe Office at the State Department at the Bureau for European and Eurasian Affairs. The meeting discussed the situation in BiH after the elections and plans for the future. Čović highlighted […]

Washington Focuses on BosniaPhoto: Martin Falbisoner

Washington Focuses on Bosnia

“(US) Government and private sector representatives gathered on Tuesday for a full day event to discuss the impact of recent elections in the Middle East and North Africa, and the Western Balkans. The conference was organized by the newly established think tank “Transatlantic Leadership Network”, a successor to […]

France Returns to EUFOR

France Returns to EUFOR

“Three years after they left the mission, France returned to EUFOR and the welcoming ceremony was held at EUFOR’s Sarajevo base Butmir. The raising of the French flag at the base was attended by French Ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina Guillaume Rousson, EUFOR Commander General Major Martin Dorfer, […]

Zdravko Mamic to Be Extradited from BiH to Croatia?

Zdravko Mamic to Be Extradited from BiH to Croatia?

“The Supreme Court accepted the appeal of USKOK seeking an investigative prison sentence for Zdravko Mamic in the second proceeding. The information was confirmed by the Croatian media from the Osijek County Court. Namely, Mamic could still be extradited to Croatia for taking 200 million kuna from Dinamo […]

N1 – “Bosnia: SNSD, HDZ BiH leaders agree on future cooperation”Photo: Nezavisne

N1 – “Bosnia: SNSD, HDZ BiH leaders agree on future cooperation”

“The coalition agreement with the Croat Democratic Union (HDZ BiH) does not mean an agreement against a third party, said Milorad Dodik, Bosnian Serb leader and the newly elected member of Bosnia and Herzegovina’s tripartite Presidency. Following a meeting with HDZ BiH leader Dragan Covic, whom he met […]

WEEKEND READ: “Return of ISIS Widows”Julian Nitzsche

WEEKEND READ: “Return of ISIS Widows”

“Like all proud grandparents, the first thing Lejla does when we meet for coffee, at a chain café in a northern suburb of Sarajevo, is pull out her phone to show me photos of her grandchildren. Here’s Muhammad, age 2, blond and blue-eyed, in a teddy bear-print sweater; […]

Head of OSCE in BiH Comments on ElectionsPhoto: OSCE

Head of OSCE in BiH Comments on Elections

“Head of OSCE Mission to Bosnia, Bruce Berton, said for N1 the October general election was competitive, but there were also many omissions. He warned that the authorities must not turn the blind eye to the fact that citizens are losing faith in the election process. ‘We must […]

Bosnian Serb Leader Refuses to Meet Austrian AmbassadorPhoto: Vesna Andjic/RFERL

Bosnian Serb Leader Refuses to Meet Austrian Ambassador

“The outgoing President of Bosnia’s Serb-dominated part, Milorad Dodik, has refused to meet with Austrian Ambassador Martin Pammer, saying that the Austrian diplomat has been biased in serving his office. Pammer has, according to the Bosnian Serb leader, ‘done everything’ to prevent cooperation. ‘With your biased statements, you […]