“A former Bosnian army commander was detained by police on suspicion of war crimes against Serb and Bosnian civilians during the war which lasted from 1992 to 1995.

Atif Dudakovic was held, along with 12 other people including other commanders and members of the wartime Bosnian Army’s 5th Corps, following dawn raids across the country.

They are accused of atrocities against hundreds of Serbs in northwestern Bosnia, according to the Bosnian prosecutor’s office.

All 12 were detained.” (Independent)

“After the BiH Court today imposed prohibitive measures to the suspects in the ‘Atif Dudaković and Others’ case, they were released in the afternoon.

Considering the measure of the ban in which the suspects are banned from contacting all representatives of the print and electronic media about the facts related to this criminal procedure, as well as public remarks regarding this criminal procedure, General Dudakovic did not make a statement.

Lawyer Asim Crnalic recalled what measures were imposed on General Dudakovic and others and said that he would not file an appeal.” (translated from Klix)

“Prime Minister of Republika Srpska, Zeljka Cvijanovic, attended the Festival of Choirs from North America in Phoenix, Arizona during her visit to the United States that was organized by the Serbian Orthodox Church. The Serbian Orthodox Church and Serbian Associations from Arizona were in attendance.

Cvijanovic pointed to Republika Srpska’s efforts to develop and enhance co-operation with the diaspora, including Serbs from this part of America, whose representatives in various ways can help promote the Serbs.

Republika Srpska Prime Minister Zeljka Cvijanovic pointed out that this event was an opportunity to talk with prominent members of the diaspora originating from Republika Srpska and Serbia and to convey to them how important it is that there is an institutional link between Serbian and its people abroad. Cvijanovic stressed that many Serbian diaspora is an important resource, and that historic connectivity, common culture and tradition, oblige to build bridges of cooperation and thus preserve identity.” (translated from Glas Srpske)

“Mirko Sarovic, the Minister of Foreign Trade and Economic Relations of BiH, addressed the attendees at the 4th Energy Summit, and he stated that when whole situation of what had been done and what is yet to be done is revised, we can conclude that reforms are the only path.

‘I would love that situation is different and that we have some other data and solutions. The same destiny is probably waiting for us in the first half of year 2019. We have spent almost three years, supported eleven ministerial meetings, meetings of prime ministers, we have promised to arrange new legislation in the field of electricity and gas, in order to meet the requirements for the energy sector. However, the real truth is that we haven’t fully implemented second energy package, then third energy package came and now there is the fourth energy panel as well,’ said Minister Sarovic.” (Sarajevo Times)