Latest News from Bosnia and Herzegovina

Milan Lukic transferred to Estonia to serve sentence

THE HAGUE - Serb from Bosnia-Herzegovina (BiH) Milan Lukic who was sentenced for war crimes before the International Criminal Tribunal for former Yugoslavia (ICTY) has been transferred to Estonia where he will serve his prison sentence, the ICTY released.

Swoboda: Bosnian scenario does not loom over Serbia

BELGRADE - The Bosnian scenario is not looming over Serbia, and the elections will not affect the negotiations with the European Union, said Hannes Swoboda, president of the faction of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament (EP).

Radmanovic: No early elections in Republika Srpska

BELGRADE - Member of the Presidency of Bosnia-Herzegovina Nebojsa Radmanovic said on Wednesday there would be no early elections in Republika Srpska (RS).

Mrkic: Important for Western Balkans to be stable

BELGRADE - Ivan Mrkic, Serbia's outgoing minister of foreign affairs, attended a dinner in Brussels organized by EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Catherine Ashton for foreign ministers of EU member states and candidate countries, the Serbian Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated on Tuesday.

Dacic: Peace and stability important for entire region

SARAJEVO/NEW YORK - Commenting on the latest events in the Federation of Bosnia-Herzegovina (BiH), outgoing Serbian Prime Minister Ivica Dacic said that it is very important to preserve peace and stability in the entire region as sometimes it only takes a single spark to bring about instability.

Petition launched for revising trial of Young Bosnia members

ANDRICGRAD - The Department of History of the Andric Institute in Andricgrad has launched a petition for a revision of the trial of members of the Young Bosnia movement, including Gavrilo Princip, who assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, heir presumptive to the Austro-Hungarian throne, in Sarajevo on June 28 1914.

Archive of Serbia offers assistance to BiH Archive

BELGRADE - The Archive of Serbia expressed commiseration over the damage suffered by the Archive of Bosnia-Herzegovina, which was set ablaze during the protests in Sarajevo, and offered expert assistance in the salvage and restoration of the damaged archive documents.