Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia Marks 15 Years of State Partnership Program with Maryland National GuardPhoto: FENA

Bosnia Marks 15 Years of State Partnership Program with Maryland National Guard

“The Armed Forces of Bosnia and Herzegovina held a ceremony marking its 15th anniversary of the State Partnership Program in cooperation with the State of Maryland. The head of the Joint Staff of the Armed Forces of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Senad Mašović, in his statement to the press, […]

Federation of BiH Gets New Majority in ParliamentPhoto: Carles Pobes Panisello

Federation of BiH Gets New Majority in Parliament

“The Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBiH) entity got a new parliamentary majority after Elvir Karajbic from the Social Democratic Party (SDP) was elected as new speaker of the Parliament. The new majority consists of the SDP, Democratic Front (DF), Our Party (NS), and the Citizens’ Alliance (GS). […]

BiH Foreign Minister in Belgrade: No Retaliation From BiH and Serbia Against Kosovo TariffsPhoto: Office of the President of Serbia

BiH Foreign Minister in Belgrade: No Retaliation From BiH and Serbia Against Kosovo Tariffs

“Belgrade and Sarajevo agreed on Tuesday not to introduce any retaliatory moves against Kosovo’s decision to launch the 100 per cent import tariffs on goods from Serbia and Bosnia, the Beta news agency reported. Serbia’s President Aleksandar Vucic and Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic met separately in Belgrade with […]

Bosnian Foreign Minister to Meet Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic on TuesdayPhoto: EU Observer

Bosnian Foreign Minister to Meet Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic on Tuesday

“Bosnia and Herzegovina’s (BiH) Foreign Minister Igor Crnadak will meet on Tuesday with Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic in the capital Belgrade. The meeting will be held in the building of the General Secretariat of the Serbian President, starting at 11.00 am, was announced by Serbian President’s Cabinet.” (Sarajevo […]

BiH WEEKEND ROUNDUP: BiH Statehood Day Celebrated; US Secretary State of State Congratulates BiH on Statehood Day, Reaffirms US Support; Presidency Members Argue About Law on Flags; UEFA President Visits Bosnia and Herzegovina

BiH WEEKEND ROUNDUP: BiH Statehood Day Celebrated; US Secretary State of State Congratulates BiH on Statehood Day, Reaffirms US Support; Presidency Members Argue About Law on Flags; UEFA President Visits Bosnia and Herzegovina

“The Statehood Day, November 25th, has been experienced and interpreted in contradictory ways in two BiH entities for years. It is a national holiday in FB&H, a non-working day, and it is celebrated by numerous manifestations. However, in Republika Srpska, the other B&H entity, this day is like […]

Croatia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Plenkovic Says EU Reached Best Deal Possible With UK; Plenkovic Won’t Face Procedures for Hiring Cousin; Croatians Travelling to BiH to Shop; Croatia Wins Davis CupPhoto: HARP

Croatia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Plenkovic Says EU Reached Best Deal Possible With UK; Plenkovic Won’t Face Procedures for Hiring Cousin; Croatians Travelling to BiH to Shop; Croatia Wins Davis Cup

“Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic said in Brussels on Sunday that the European Union had reached the best possible withdrawal agreement with the United Kingdom and that it was illusory to expect a better deal. The leaders of the 27 EU member states, who met at a special […]

Dayton Accords Initiated 23 Years Ago

Dayton Accords Initiated 23 Years Ago

“On this Wednesday, 23 years ago, Bosnia’s wartime President Alija Izetbegovic, Croatia’s Franjo Tudjman and Yugoslavia’s Slobodan Milosevic put their initials on the Dayton Peace Agreement, which ended the 1992-1995 war in the country. ‘This is not a just peace, but it is more just than a continuation […]

Dodik Shakes Up Bosnia

“The newly elected Bosnian Serb member of the tripartite Presidency called on all Serbs working in Bosnia’s state institutions to resign on Wednesday, announcing an overhaul in the country’s intelligence service and declared that Serbia was his real homeland while Bosnia is just where he works. The pro-Russian […]

BiH Statehood Day Marked in Massachusetts

BiH Statehood Day Marked in Massachusetts

“The non-profit organization ‘New England Friends of Bosnia and Herzegovina,’ operating in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, marked the Statehood Day of Bosnia and Herzegovina today. Marking of the Statehood Day was held in Massachusetts State Parliament and the main speaker was Bogic Bogicevic. The event was attended by state […]

RFE/RL: Kosovo Slaps 100 Percent Tariffs On Serbia, Bosnia To ‘Defend Vital Interest'” + Mogherini’s StatementPhoto: European Commission

RFE/RL: Kosovo Slaps 100 Percent Tariffs On Serbia, Bosnia To ‘Defend Vital Interest'” + Mogherini’s Statement

“Kosovo has imposed a 100 percent tax on products from Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina in a move the government said is aimed at defending the country’s “vital interest” following Belgrade’s “aggressive campaign” against the young republic on the international stage. The Kosovar government announced the new tariffs on November […]