Politics of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Serbs in Croatia are treated like scum, as Croatian interest suddenly becomes Serbian

In the same time, as he explained, Chairperson of the Presidency of Bosnia-Herzegovina "declares the construction of the Peljesac Bridge as Serbian national interest".
He wrote it on his Twitter page, on the occasion of Dodik deciding to call for the protection of vital entity interests, thereby preventing the dispute with Croatia over the construction of the Peljeac Bridge.

"There was no genocide in Srebrenica, this is a myth, resembling the one on Kosovo"

"They made a myth about Srebrenica around which the national identity of Bosniaks is being built. As the Serbs have a Kosovo myth, they make Srebrenica myth, because there is no serious nation without having its own myth," Dodik said in an interview published on Friday by the Banjaluka based newspaper Glas Srpske, carried by Index.hr.

Council of Europe Assembly to Suspend Bosnia’s Membership

Bosnia and Herzegovina will be suspended from the work of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, the PACE, for failing to appoint new representatives to that body.

According to the Council of Europe's Rules, member states must nominate new delegations to the Parliamentary Assembly within six months of the day of an election.

Orban: Hungary Wants to Strengthen Relations with Republika Srpska

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.

Dodik Snubs Bosnia’s ‘Anti-Serbian’ German Ambassador

Bosnian Serb leader Milorad Dodik, who now chairs Bosnia's tripartite state presidency, has refused to meet Christiane Hohmann, the outgoing German ambassador to Bosnia, claiming that she has worked against the interests of the Bosnian Serb community, SRNA news agency reported on Wednesday.

Bosnian Entities’ Plans for New Reservist Police Forces Criticised

Republika Srpska police on parade. Photo: EPA/Vladimir Stojakovic.

Parliament in Bosnia's Serb-dominated Republika Srpska on Tuesday is set to discuss a controversial draft law to introduce a new reservist police force, a move seen as a security threat by the Bosniak and Croat minorities living in the entity.

Bosniak Parties Hatch Coalition Agreement in Bosnia

Fahrudin Radoncic  Photo: EPA/FEHIM DEMIR

"We did not talk about any names, as that decision will be discussed in the following weeks," Adisa Omerbegovic Arapovic, the vice president of SBB, said in Sarajevo on Thursday, answering questions about whether Radoncic was promised the Bosnian Ministry of Security.

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