Languages of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian, Montenegrin as "common language"

Linguist Ranko Bugarski said this on Thursday while promoting his new book, "Do you speak common (language)," published by Biblioteka XX Vek - and added that this language has been separated into four for political reasons.

"From the political and administrative, but by no means from the aspect of linguistics, we have four different languages," Bugarski said.

Serbia sends note to Croatia over control of imports

PODGORICA - The Serbian government has sent a note to the Croatian government and the European Commission following Zagreb's decision to step up control of agricultural imports, Serbian PM Ana Brnabic said in Podgorica on Wednesday.

The Serbian government is talking to other countries affected by the decision so that we can act jointly on the issue, Brnabic said.

Sarajevo Call for 'Common Language' Meets Opposition

A declaration of a common language unveiled on Thursday in Sarajevo has angered those who insist four different languages are spoken across Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro and Bosnia, including Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic.

He told the local media: "How would it be supported? Who in Croatia can support it?" 

Three Serbian writers to make guest appearance in Zagreb

BELGRADE - A literary evening with prose writer Sonja Atanasijevic and poets Alen Besic and Bojan Vasic will be held in Zagreb on Tuesday as part of an annual exchange between the Croatian Writers' Association and the Serbian Literary Society.

The Serbian writers will present their latest books at the Bogdan Ogrizovic Library, with a promotion also scheduled for September 18 in Pula.

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