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Federation entity inspectors on June 5 said work on gathering, destroying or burying the remains of thousands of animals and birds killed in the recent floods was coming to an end.
Around 200 tons of dead cattle and poultry have been removed from the Posavina Canton of northern Bosnia to an incinerator in Indjija, in Serbia, Balkan Insight has learned.
A memorial plaque dedicated to the former Bosnian Serb military leader Ratko Mladic, who is on trial for genocide and other crimes in Bosnia, has been erected on the hills above Sarajevo.
SARAJEVO - The armed forces of the Balkan states will continue to cooperate closely within the B-9 forum with a view to strengthening regional security, but also assisting each other in the crisis situations caused by natural disasters, their chiefs of the general staff concluded in a meeting in Sarajevo.
Construction of a modern high-standard prison in Bosnia is set to start this month after the authorities on June 4 signed an agreement with the Czech-Spanish company OHL, which is to carry out the works.
"Regional force" to deal with natural disasters proposed
SARAJEVO -- A joint regional force for natural and other disasters is one of the topics discussed at the 8th Conference of the Chiefs of Staff Forum of Balkan countries.
This is according to Serbian Army Chief-of-Staff Gen. Ljubiša Diković, who spoke on Wednesday.
SARAJEVO - General Ljubisa Dikovic, the Serbian Armed Forces chief of general staff, said that forming a joint regional force for responding to natural and other disasters is one of the topics discussed at Wednesday's 8th conference of the forum of Balkan military chiefs of general staff in Sarajevo.
The European Union, the World Bank and the United Nations, together with the Bosnian authorities, are still carrying out estimates of the damage done to the Balkan country by recent catastrophic floods.
The chief of EU delegation to Bosnia, Peter Sorensen, on June 4 said that they plan to announce the results of the probe in two weeks.