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BiH: Izetbegovic attends 10th Conference of Speakers of Parliaments of Southeast European Member States and Visegrad Group in Budapest

BiH’s path to EU accession requires comprehensive political and economic reforms that have been blocked by those who believe it is their undeniable right to deny genocide, BiH Parliamentary Assembly House of Peoples Speaker Bakir Izetbegović said on Friday. the 10th Conference of Southeast Europe and the Visegrad Group the Speakers of the Parliaments of…

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The BiH chief prosecutor was fired

Bosnia and Herzegovina’s chief prosecutor Gordana Tadić was fired by a decision of the BiH High Judicial and Prosecutorial Council. This is the final decision in this case and the HJCP has just confirmed the decision of the first instance of the Disciplinary Commission. The second-instance decision dismissed her appeals against the first decision as…

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Croatian government rejects BiH request for legal aid related to wartime generals

The Croatian government on Thursday decided to reject a request by the Office of the Chief State Prosecutor of Bosnia and Herzegovina to take over the prosecution of high-ranking army officers on suspicion of violating international law during Operation Flash. “The decision to reject the request was made after a thorough analysis,” the state-run Hina…

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BiH: By September 14th, 26,837 tonnes of ammunition and explosive ordnance were safely dumped

The OSCE Mission in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) on Tuesday backed the country’s Ministry of Defense in holding the 18th Session of the BiH Strategic Committee on Weapons, Ammunition and Explosive Ammunition, the Mission announced. The session brought together key representatives of the Ministry of Defense, the Armed Forces and the Joint Committee of the…

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Croatia: PM Plenković Meets High Representative in BiH Kristian Schmidt

The Prime Minister of Croatia, Andrej Plenkovi,, received today in Banski the High Representative in BiH, Christian Schmidt, announced the Government of Croatia. High Representative Schmidt and Prime Minister Plenković exchanged views on current political trends and developments in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Western Balkans, with an emphasis on Euro-Atlantic integration, the path of…

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BiH: Presidency President Kocic Meets with UN Secretary-General Guterres

Despite the protest by Republika Srpska BiH Presidency member Milorad Dodik over the participation of Presidency Chairman Željko Komçiiç in the UN General Assembly, Koçiiç met with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. Dodik sent the letter to Guterres and the General Assembly explaining that Komšić is in New York as a private person because the Presidency…

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BiH civil servants protest in Sarajevo

The Independent Trade Union of Civil Servants and Employees in BiH Institutions staged a protest in front of the BiH Parliament building on Monday to stress that the state budget has not been approved and a collective employment agreement has not been signed. As they said, this situation directly endangers the livelihood of BiH state-level…

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BiH: OSCE gave ideas for recycling

The OSCE Mission in Bosnia and Herzegovina awarded the winners of a school competition aimed at increasingly supporting recycling in the Central Canton of Bosnia (CBC), thus increasing the engagement of young people in the field of environmental protection, the OSCE Mission announced. in BiH. A competition for a logo for the recycling campaign of…

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BiH: RS Interior Ministry Arrests Four for Suspected Purchase of Medical Equipment

The director of the Republika Srpska Institute of Public Health, Branislav Zelkovic, who had been wanted by the RS Interior Ministry since yesterday, was arrested this morning, confirmed RS Republican Public Prosecutor’s Office spokesman Dragica Tojagic. Zeljković, along with three other persons, is suspected of investigating illegalities in the work of the RS Institute of…

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BiH: UNHCR donates equipment to students and young people who are refugees and asylum seekers

Thanks to the European Union, UNHCR, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, through its partner organization BHWI Foundation distributed school supplies and equipment to students and young people who are refugees and asylum seekers in Bosnia and Herzegovina during the first half of September, aiming to improve access to educational materials and online tools…

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BiH: Minister Košarac accused Minister Turković of obstruction

The Minister of Foreign Trade and Economic Relations in the Council of Ministers, Staša Košarac, has confirmed that he has been prevented from leading the BiH delegation to the annual General Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), which will be held between 20 September. and 24 in Vienna. In a statement to SRNA,…

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BiH – Relations with Serbia in deep trouble after arrest of former senior FBiH official

BiH Foreign Minister Bisera Turković summoned BiH Ambassador to Serbia Aida Smajić, again in the country for consultations, the cabinet confirmed to N1 TV on Monday. N1 explains that, in practice, this could mean the possible withdrawal of the BiH Ambassador from Belgrade. Ambassador Smajić was invited to consultations on the occasion of the arrest…

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There are various security risks and forms of radicalization and hate speech in BiH

Deputy Speaker of the BiH House of Representatives Borjana Krišto noted that there are various security risks and forms of radicalization and hate speech in BiH – from BiH citizens going to foreign battlefields and then returning to the country. through daily incitement, for a large influx of illegal immigrants. with At the First Global…

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BiH: High Representative Notes Insufficient Representation of Croats in State Institutions

At the conference in Germany, the new High Representative for BiH, Christian Schmidt, noted the insufficient representation of Croats in central institutions in Bosnia and Herzegovina and stressed the need to change the country’s election law. “Mr. (Željko) Komšić is the Croatian representative in the State Presidency, but he was elected more by Bosniaks than…

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BiH: International Assessment Agencies Affirm Bosnia and Herzegovina Sovereign Assessment

The international rating agency Moody’s affirmed the credit rating of Bosnia and Herzegovina, being “B3” with a stable outlook, the Central Bank of Bosnia and Herzegovina (CBBC) announced. The Central Bank of BIH is recognized as an institution that effectively implements the Monetary Board Agreement and enjoys a high level of credibility, and is recognized…

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BiH: Komcic and Dzaferovic met with Pahor

The President and member of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Željko Komšić and Šefik Džaferović, spoke today in Bled with the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, on bilateral relations between the two countries and general political relations in the Western Balkans. Bosnia and Herzegovina’s European path was also discussed, in the…

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BiH is urging its experts to get more involved in resolving the Trgovska Gora dispute

The Minister of Foreign Trade and Economic Relations at the BiH Council of Ministers, Staša Košarac, requested that members of the BiH Expert Team be involved in the preparation of the earthquake risk study at the Trgovska Gora site, initiated by the Croatian Fund for Inactivation Financing of the Krško nuclear power plant. “I believe…

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BiH: Dodik prevented the adoption of decisions in the BiH Presidency

The Serb member of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Milorad Dodik, came to today’s session in Sarajevo, but only to block the adoption of all proposed decisions. Dodik was consistently “against”, so the opening of the Russian consulate in Banja Luka, which was one of the points in the BiH Presidency session, also failed.…