“BiH Presidency Chairman Bakir Izetbegović met Jordan King Abdullah II. During the talks at the Royal Palace of Al Husseinieh, friendly and historical ties were emphasized between the two countries and two nations.

Izetbegovic thanked King Abdullah II for Jordanian assistance in the reconstruction of Bosnia and Herzegovina. He especially emphasized the role of the royal family in proclaiming the Old Bridge a symbol of peace, as well as supporting the establishment of the International College in Mostar.” (translated from Klix)

“The current Chairman of Bosnia’s tripartite Presidency, Bakir Izetbegovic, said his country supports a two-state solution of the Israel and Palestine conflict, according to a statement issued by his office after his meeting with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah on Wednesday.

Izetbegovic, who is the Bosniak member of the country’s Presidency, was accompanied on the official trip by Foreign Affairs Minister Igor Crnadak and advisors to the Serb and Croat Presidency members, Zoran Djeric and Igor Planinic, respectively.

Izetbegovic and Abbas discussed the current situation in their countries and the relations in both the Western Balkan region and the Middle East.

‘Chairman Izetbegovic pointed out that Bosnia and Herzegovina has been following the recent tragic events in the Gaza strip with great concern and that Bosnia’s Presidency appealed for the urgent halting of violence and revival of dialogue,’ Izetbegovic’s office said, adding that the Bosniak Presidency member also supported the UN Resolution which calls for the protection of Palestinian civilians.” (N1)