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The UN-backed Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals has announced that it has extended Jovica Stanisic's provisional release until April 30, 2020 because of his continuing illness.
It said that the extension was possible because "there is no indication that he has ever engaged in any practice undermining the administration of justice".
"The European perspective of the Western Balkans, which has been the basis of US engagement in the region for more than 20 years, has not changed and will not change", Matthew Palmer, US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State and US Special Representative for the Western Balkans said.
"I think we have a serious problem," said Edina Becirevic, associate professor of security studies at Sarajevo's Faculty of Criminal Justice, Criminology and Security Studies, who has studied the Salafi phenomenon in Bosnia extensively.
"We, as a society, must deal with the fact that Salafi influencers promote intolerance, exclusion of women and religious superiority."
The Defence Ministry reacted angrily on Wednesday evening after the Council of Europe's commissioner for human rights, Dunja Mijatovic, criticised it for hosting a promotional event in Belgrade for a book that denies court findings that Bosnian Serb forces were responsible for the May 1995 massacre in Tuzla.
"I cannot treat Bosnia the same as Serbia, even though Bosnia does not recognize Kosovo", Kurti said, who is considered the most serious candidate for Kosovo's Prime Minister, by Sarajevo-based N1 television.
While being a guest of the "Pressing" talk show, that will be aired tonight, Kurti announced negotiations on annulling visas to the citizens of Bosnia-Herzegovina.
Marinko Umicevic, the technical director of the Bema shoe factory, who gained widespread publicity when he sent two pairs of shoes to Melania Trump four years ago, has now sent the US first lady a pair of white lacquered house slippers as a sign of support for her husband's upcoming campaign for re-election.