Izetbegovic said he "hopes Bosnia will recognize Kosovo"

Bosnia-Herzegovina (BiH) Presidency member Bakir Izetbegovic has told Germany's Deutsche Welle broadcaster that he "hopes BiH will recognize Kosovo."

Tanjug reported earlier in the day that this Muslim (Bosniak) member of the country's tripartite presidency said this would in fact happen - and "should have been done before."

Journalists safety "main media freedom issue in OSCE region"

The safety of journalists remains the main threat to media freedom in the OSCE region, OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Dunja Mijatovic has said.

Mijatovic made the remark on Monday during her visit to Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, the organization said in a statement posted on its website.