Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnian Serbs celebrate Statehood Day defying court ban

Bosnian Serbs on Jan. 9 held celebrations to mark the anniversary of the founding of the small entity -- Republika Srpska -- in defiance of Bosnia's top court ruling.

A parade in northern Banja Luka city -- de facto capital of the entity -- started the celebrations, which was supported by the senior members of the Republika Srpska government.

Vucic: Our strategic path is the path to the European Union PHOTO

The outgoing EU High Representative for Foreign and Security Policy, Mogherini, invited Vucic and other Western Balkans leaders to a farewell working dinner at the EU headquarters in Brussels, and on that occasion, Serbia's President Aleksandar Vucic thanked Mogherini for her efforts and support of Belgrade's European integrations, presenting her with a bouquet of white orchids.

Lavrov in Sarajevo, to meet with Dodik later

Lavrov will meet with Igor Crnadak, and will also be welcomed by members of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Lavrov and Crnadak should also sign a Consultation Plan between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation for the period 2019/2020.