“The US Embassy denies information that appeared in BH. media that the use of depleted uranium was agreed within the planned military exercise.

In the response they sent ‘Independent’ point out that within the exercise only ammunition that is not harmful to the environment is used.

We announce the answer in full:

‘As part of the continued, close security cooperation between BiH and the United States of America, the Office of Defense Cooperation (ODC) is currently working with the BiH Ministry of Defense to agree on details of bilateral exercises between the National Guard of the State of Maryland and the Armed Forces of Bosnia and Herzegovina will take place in May 2019. This activity is part of the partnership between the National Guard Maryland and OS BiH, which has been of great use both for BiH and the United States during all its 16 years of existence.'” (translated from Nezavisne Novine)