BELGRADE - Republika Srpska President Milorad Dodik said on Friday in Belgrade Republika Srpska would be forced to consider, in the most serious manner, taking a decision on independence and secession unless property-related and other issues defined by the Bosnia and Herzegovina constitution were resolved.
BELGRADE - Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic announced on Friday a proposal to build two memorial centres to commemorate the victims of the Jasenovac death camp in the WWII-era Independent State of Croatia would be tabled to the governments of Serbia and the Republika Srpska at their next joint session.
The government of Republika Srpska, one of two entities in Bosnia and Herzegovina, said it would "end cooperation" with US and UK embassies in the country from Thursday, in reaction to recently imposed US sanctions on the director of the Administration for Geodetic and Property Affairs of Republika Srpska, RUGIPP, Dragan Stankovic.
Despite harsh criticism from rights groups, international organisations and the media, the assembly of Republika Srpska, one of two entities in Bosnia and Herzegovina, on Thursday adopted draft amendments to the criminal code, making defamation a crime.
With 48 votes in favour and 21 against, the law will go to a 60-day public consultation period before its final adoption.