Bosnia and Herzegovina

Republika Srpska Passes Military Neutrality Legislation, Could Block NATO MembershipPhoto: Vesna Andjic/RFERL

Republika Srpska Passes Military Neutrality Legislation, Could Block NATO Membership

“Bosnian Serb lawmakers have passed a nonbinding resolution insisting on the “military neutrality” of Bosnia-Herzegovina’s ethnic Serb-dominated entity, as part of an effort to oppose the country’s potential membership in NATO. Republika Srpska’s legislative body in Banja Luka, the 83-member National Assembly, approved early on October 18 the […]

Skopje to Sarajevo in Less Than an Hour?MIA/SlobodnaEvropa

Skopje to Sarajevo in Less Than an Hour?

“Chairman of the Council of Ministers of BiH Denis Zvizdic met with the Prime Minister of Macedonia Zoran Zaev in Skopje and they discussed the topics of regional co-operation, linking of roads and the establishment of direct flights between Sarajevo and Skopje. Zvizdic thanked PM Zaev for the invitation […]

Summit 100 Wraps UpFacebook / Summit 100

Summit 100 Wraps Up

The Summit 100 forum of business leaders and politicians from Macedonia, Kosovo, Serbia, Montenegro, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia, and Croatia  has concluded today. Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev held a press conference with Prime Ministers of Albania and Montenegro, Edi Rama and Duško Marković, and the Chairman of […]

Bosnian Federation Sells Millions in T-Bills

Bosnian Federation Sells Millions in T-Bills

“The Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina sold out its entire offering of $12.0 million in nine-month Treasury bills on the Sarajevo Stock Exchange on Tuesday, the finance ministry said. The bonds were sold at an average weighted price equal to 99.9596% of par, the finance ministry said in […]

Shell Sets Eyes on Bosnia

Shell Sets Eyes on Bosnia

Shell hopes to restart a working relationship with Bosnian Federation authorities. The Dutch multinational energy conglomerate hopes to explore for oil and gas fields in Bosnia. Shell executives are set to arrive in Sarajevo on October 23rd. In 2015, Shell had pursued similar geological testing. (Translated from Dnevni […]

EU Minister Recommit to Bosnia…with strings attached

EU Minister Recommit to Bosnia…with strings attached

“Meeting in Luxembourg, European Union foreign ministers have reiterated the bloc’s commitment to Bosnia-Herzegovina’s EU perspective as a single, united, and sovereign country. In a document adopted at an EU Foreign Affairs Council meeting on October 16, the ministers deplored that “a divisive rhetoric rooted in the past […]

Political & Business Leaders Descend on SkopjeFacebook / Summit 100

Political & Business Leaders Descend on Skopje

Political and business leaders are descending on Skopje for the Summit 100 conference which gathers the 100 most eminent business leaders from Southeastern Europe. The invitation only conference will be attended by Prime Ministers of Macedonia, Zoran Zaev, of Montenegro, Duško Marković, of Albania, Edi Rama, possibly of Kosovo, […]

Sarajevo-Belgrade Highway Route Hits a Roadblock

Sarajevo-Belgrade Highway Route Hits a Roadblock

The planned highway between Sarajevo and Belgrade has hit a roadblock about the route between the Balkan capitals. Officials in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), Republika Srpska (the Serbian entity in BiH), and Serbia have concluded that the best route would be through Tuzla, Brčko Bijeljina. They face the […]

Vučić Ready to Hold Trilateral Meetings With BiH, Croatia

Vučić Ready to Hold Trilateral Meetings With BiH, Croatia

Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić has stated that his country is ready to host a trilateral meeting between Serbia, Croatia, and Bosnia and Herzegovina. Vučić stated that Bosnia is “one of the most important political partners of Serbia – since relations between us are key for preserving peace […]

Photo: Joaquim Alves GasparPhoto: Joaquim Alves Gaspar

Croatian President and Putin to Meet in Moscow to Discuss BiH

“The President of Croatia Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović will pay an official visit to Russia and meet with President Vladimir Putin next week, with the aim to induce bilateral relations that have been neglected for years…One of their topics will be the situation inBiH (Bosnia and Herzegovina). Grabar-Kitarovic repeatedly expressed […]