Chairmen of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnian Presidency members visiting Serbia on Wednesday

Members of the Presidency of Bosnia-Herzegovina will today arrive in Belgrade where they will speak with Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic.

Dragan Covic, Bakir Izetbegovic, and Mladen Ivanic accepted Vucic's invitation to come to Serbia in order to "relax" relations between the two countries, sent after Vucic was attacked during the Srebrenica commemoration.

Ivanic "doesn't want NATO on Serbia's border"

Bosnia-Herzegovina Presidency chairman Mladen Ivanic says that country is "not even close to meeting the requirements for joining NATO."

Ivanic, who represents Serbs in the presidency and heads an opposition party in the Serb entity, the RS, told the BHT1 television station that he would not vote in favor of Bosnia-Herzegovina joining NATO, and when asked "why," he replied:

Bosnian Presidency chair: Inappropriate reaction

Bosnian Presidency chairman Mladen Ivanic has said that there was no reason to postpone the visit of Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic.

"I think this is not good and sets us many steps back, and can create a bad atmosphere. No one person can be a reason to damage relations between the two countries," Ivanic, who represents Serbs, said in Banja Luka.

Bosnia's Ruling Parties Paper Over Coalition Cracks

Bakir Izetbegovic of the Party of Democratic Action, SDA, and Zeljko Komsic of the Democratic Front, DF, on Tuesday said the crisis in the government of Bosnia's mainly Bosniak and Croat Federation entity had been resolved.

The two politicians said that problems over opposing views among coalition partners on the replacement of managers in key public companies had been overcome.