Vui and Schmidt met at the "Mir" villa, and it is expected that the two officials will discuss the situation in Bosnia-Herzegovina and overcoming the crisis that arose after the BiH Parliament adopted the Law on Ban of Genocide Denial, after which the representatives of Republika Srpska decided not to participate in the work of joint institutions.
Russia engages a range of actors and tools across the Western Balkans, ranging from official diplomats to friendly oligarchs, and from informal radical groups to leading media outlets.
This effort is aided by common languages among several former Yugoslav states, which makes it easier to generate regional support for far-right groups in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Banja Luka – Ivan Simič, the acting director of Slovenia’s Financial Administration (FURS), signed a cooperation agreement with Goran Maričić, director of Tax Authority of Republika Srpska, in Banja Luka on Thursday. He also discussed closer cooperation with Miro Džakula, director of the Indirect Taxation Authority of Bosnia-Herzegovina.