“The Department is publicly designating Mr. Nikola Spiric, a member of the House of Representatives in Bosnia and Herzegovina, under Section 7031(c) of the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Act of 2018, due to his involvement in significant corruption. Section 7031(c) provides that, in cases where the Secretary of State has credible information that foreign officials have been involved in significant corruption or gross violations of human rights, those individuals and their immediate family members are ineligible for entry into the United States. Mr. Spiric engaged in and benefited from public corruption, including the acceptance of improper benefits in exchange for the performance of public functions and interference with public processes, during his tenure as a member of the House of Representatives in Bosnia and Herzegovina.” (US Department of State)
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Calling all England fans travelling to Pristina for the #KOSENG match on Sunday! A warm welcome awaits you in Kosovo, a country famous for its hospitality and friendly people. Have fun, make friends and enjoy the great food, sights and the football.
#Serbia’s @avucic was admitted to the hospital today for a cardiovascular problem. His condition is labeled as stable.
#RIP @TheAcademy award winning Branko Lustig from #Croatia.
Today, we remember producer Branko Lustig (left), a Holocaust survivor and two-time Best Picture winner for "Schindler's List" and "Gladiator." He will be greatly missed.
Good conference on 25th Anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between The Holy See and the State of Israel. Congratulations on many years working together.
"This medieval jewel, often overlooked by tourists searching for more popular and famous places, looks like it’s straight out of a fairy tale."
That's what @CultureTrip has to say about Novo Mesto, #Slovenia, a hidden gem.