Prime Minister Boyko Borissov is in Sarajevo to participate in the summit of heads of state and government of the countries participating in the Southeast European Cooperation Process. Prior to the start of the official dinner of the leaders, Borissov had a bilateral meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Viktor Orban told a news conference on Tuesday after talks in Budapest with the chairman of the Bosnian presidency, Milorad Dodik, that he wants to boost ties with the Serb-dominated entity Republika Srpska, where Dodik has been the most powerful politician for many years.
The talks covered relations between Hungary and Bosnia and Herzegovina and with Republika Srpska, Orban said.
The HDZ and its sister party in Bosnia and Herzegovina have long advocated ethnically 'federalising' Bosnia and Herzegovina. This is in line with the HDZ's embrace of convicted war criminals who took part in a joint effort to carve up the country with Bosnian Serb separatists during the 1992-95 war.