Latest News from Bosnia and Herzegovina

Serbian MFA: Becirovic misused commemorative event, no "Greater Serbia" declarations

BELGRADE - In a reaction to accusations levelled against Serbia by Bosnia and Herzegovina Presidency Chairman Denis Becirovic, the Serbian MFA said on Thursday Becirovic had used a commemorative event to promote his anti-Serb programme, rather than to help reconciliation or enhance internal cohesion and political dialogue within his own country.

Türkiye commemorates Srebrenica genocide in 1995

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has drawn a parallel between the 1995 genocide of Bosnian Muslims and the current situation in Gaza, condemning the violence.

O'Brien: North of Kosovo, threat of secession in BiH are primary risks

WASHINGTON - US Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs James O'Brien told Tanjug on Monday the risk in the Balkans was that "some local battles will turn into a political conflagration that will hold back the states of the region."

Vucic receives Serb children from region, diaspora

BELGRADE - Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic received a group of Serb children from the region and the diaspora on Friday, noting that they were contributing to Serbia in many ways.

Serbia's January-May external trade at approx. 27.86 bln euros

BELGRADE - Serbia's external goods trade in January-May totalled approx. 27.86 bln euros, which is a 0.9 pct increase y-o-y, according to figures released by the national statistical office.

Goods exports were worth around 12.158 bln euros, rising by 0.6 pct y-o-y, while imports totalled around 15.7 bln euros, growing by 1.2 pct y-o-y.

Drecun: Network of radical Islamism exists in region

BELGRADE - The head of the Serbian parliamentary committee on defence and interior affairs Milovan Drecun said a terrorist who had wounded a gendarme in an attack outside the Israeli embassy in Belgrade on Saturday had not been acting alone as he had later been found to have had ties with other religious converts who were members of the same Islamist organisation of Wahhabists.

Major blackout hits several western Balkan countries

 A major power outage hit Montenegro, Bosnia, Albania and most of Croatia's coast on Friday, disrupting businesses, shutting down traffic lights and leaving people sweltering without air conditioning in the middle of a heatwave.

Power blackout hits Montenegro, Bosnia, Albania and Croatia’s Adriatic coast

Montenegro, Bosnia and most of Croatia's Adriatic coast where temperatures approached 40 degrees Celcius, experienced a major power blackout on Friday, according to Montenegro power distributor CEDIS and local media.

"Almost the entire area of Montenegro is without power due to network outages," CEDIS said on its Facebook page.

Surprise: Russia Beats US in Supplying Europe with Gas

In May, natural gas imports to Europe from Russia surpassed those from the US for the first time since the onset of the Ukraine war, highlighting the EU's ongoing struggle to reduce reliance on Russian energy. Despite concerted efforts to cut ties with Russian fuels, one-off factors drove this shift, emphasizing the complexity of Europe's energy landscape, according to the Financial Times.

Djuric: Serbia unequivocally supports Dayton Agreement

BELGRADE - Serbian FM Marko Djuric met with Bosnia and Herzegovina Ambassador to Belgrade Aleksandar Vranjes on Wednesday to discuss current topics and affairs of mutual significance.

Djuric noted that Serbia wanted the best possible cooperation with Bosnia and Herzegovina and was fully committed to further deepening of political, economic, cultural and all other relations.