All News on Politics in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Serbian PM meets with Slovakia's president, PM

Pellegrini, who had invited Brnabic to visit Bratislava, organized a ceremonial welcome in front of the building of the Slovakian government, the Serbian government announced.

After that, a tête-à-tête meeting of the two prime ministers was held, as well as a working lunch, organized by Pellegrini in honor of Brnabic.

PM again warns of humanitarian catastrophe in Kosovo

Brnabic spoke after her meeting with Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis, and added that the region should return to where it was before Pristina's measures, the Serbian government said.

Most Balkan States Adopt UN Migration Pact

More than 150 UN member states signed the Global Compact for Safe and Orderly Migration on Monday in Marrakech, Morocco - which has caused controversy in Balkan countries as it has done elsewhere.

ECHR Lawsuit Awaits Bosnia Over Mostar Elections

The European Court of Human Rights is expected to hear a case involving elections in the southwest city of Mostar, where political disputes have prevented local elections from being held for a decade.

Irma Baralija, a politic activist and professor of sociology and philosophy in Mostar, has sued Bosnia for discrimination over the town's inability to stage local elections since 2008.

Bosnia Ex-Governors Condemn Meddling in Komsic Election

Three former High Represenatives to Bosnia, Carl Bildt, Paddy Ashdown, and Christian Schwarz-Schilling, expressed their concern in an open letter to EU Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini on Thursday over Croatian attempts to dispute the legitimacy of the election of Zeljko Komsic as the Bosnian Croat member of the state's tripartite presidency.

Bosnian Serb Strongman to Sack 16 Ambassadors

After meeting the new President of Republika Srpska, Zeljka Cvijanovic, on Thursday in Banja Luka, Milorad Dodik, the former RS President and new Serbian member of the Bosnian Presidency, said he would be seeking to replace a list of Bosnian ambassadors.

NATO Approves Membership Action Plan for Bosnia

NATO ministers meeting on Tuesday in Brussels called on Bosnia to submit its first annual national program, after agreeing to start implementing its Membership Action Plan, MAP, which was first offered years ago.

The programme of advice, assistance and practical support is designed for countries wishing to join the Atlantic alliance.

Appeal to Germany to help stabilize situation in region

Brnabic, speaking during a meeting with German Bundestag and Free Democrats' Party member Renata Alt, said this danger was due to a series of moves that Pristina has taken over the past month.

US official says in interview FYROM could join NATO by 2020

The United States expects the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) to join NATO in mid-2020 by which time its name change deal with Greece should be fully implemented despite Russian efforts to undermine it, the top US official for the Western Balkans said on Tuesday.

Serbian Basketball Players Barred from Entering Kosovo

Kosovo police on Tuesday stopped the players and management of Serbian basketball club Partizan from entering the country, where they planned to support Kosovo Serbs protesting against Pristina's recent tax hike on Serbian imports.

Serbian media reported that Partizan were planning to play a friendly match with Trepca basketball club from the mostly-Serb area of northern Kosovo.

Vucic wants United States to warn Pristina

Vucic spoke with Scott about the situation in Kosovo and Metohija, pleading with the United States use its political influence and warn Pristina that its moves are endangering peace and stability in the region.

Kosovo Forced to Impose Tax on Serbia's Goods

Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj told European Union Commissioner Johannes Hahn that Kosovo was left no choice but to impose 100 percent tax on all goods imported from Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina, Gazeta Express reports.

EU commissioner "going to Kosovo with one clear message"

Apostolova said that the message would be clear - that (100 percent increased) taxes on Serbian goods should be abolished, Pristina-based broadcaster Klan Kosova reported on Monday.

She is quoted as saying this after meeting with Serb List members in the the Kosovo Assembly.

Kosovo Serb MPs Camp in Parliament in Tax Protest

MPs of the Belgrade-backed party in Kosovo, Lista Srpska, spent Sunday night in the Kosovo parliament building and vowed not to leave until they met EU Commissioner Johannes Hahn, who was due in Kosovo.