Banja Luka

Dragicevic Dismisses Discontinued Investigation as Empty Gesture

Davor Dragicevic's lawyer, Dragan Tolimir, confirmed to BIRN that he had received the Banja Luka prosecution's decision to discontinue the investigation against him on September 8.

Dragicevic himself said the decision meant little to him, as it has come after a three-year delay. "As far as I am concerned, the decision means nothing to me," he said.

"The downfall of Milo Djukanovic"

As he explained, he believes that this happened because he tried to deal with "the Serbian national line".
"This is also the symbolic end of Djukanovic's regime, which was based on quarrels, obstruction of the Serbian national being, interests and rights in Montenegro," Dodik said in Banja Luka.

Financial Administration boosting cooperation with Bosnian tax authorities

Banja Luka – Ivan Simič, the acting director of Slovenia’s Financial Administration (FURS), signed a cooperation agreement with Goran Maričić, director of Tax Authority of Republika Srpska, in Banja Luka on Thursday. He also discussed closer cooperation with Miro Džakula, director of the Indirect Taxation Authority of Bosnia-Herzegovina.

Bosnian Serb Prosecutors Drop Probe into Wartime Destruction of Mosques

Citing the statute of limitations, the public prosecution in Banja Luka told BIRN it had terminated investigations in February this year in five cases against one of more unidentified persons concerning the destruction of six mosques between March and July 1993.

Vučić: "I'm afraid. The atmosphere is profoundly tense"

"We are closely following the events in Sarajevo and Banja Luka. Making decisions from the outside could never bring good results. We will have a meeting with the representatives of Republika Srpska these days. We are not entering into the process of implementing measures and countermeasures. This is happening in another country... Still, we cannot leave Serbia without support. We want peace.