Bosnia Economy

Bosnian-Turkish relations are ‘rich’, says foreign minister

Belgrade, Serbia The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina described relations with Turkey as “rich, intensive and constantly improving”. Bisera Turkovic met her Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu in the capital Sarajevo on Wednesday. Addressing a joint press conference after the meeting, Turkovic thanked Turkey for helping Bosnia and …

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Another ‘non-paper’ shakes Kosovo and Serbian leaders

Another day, another “non-paper” in the Western Balkans. Hardly had the dust settled on a diplomatic dispute between Bosnia and Herzegovina and Slovenia over the content of a “non-paper” allegedly sent by Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Janša to European Council President Charles Michel describing the in-depth redistribution of borders in …

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EU efforts to repatriate Afghan asylum seekers dangerous | Refugees

Currently, there are approximately 2.6 million registered Afghan refugees worldwide. In 2020, Afghan refugees were the second largest group of asylum seekers in continental Europe, having fled Afghanistan for a variety of reasons including persecution, conflict, economic hardship and climate-induced displacement. Each person has a different reason, in many cases …

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Serbian president downplays Bosnian tensions and rewards

Aleksandar Vucic (dark costume), President of Serbia and Milorad Dodik (right), Serbian member of the Bosnian Presidency. Photo: EPA / Vladimir Stojakovic A high-level delegation from Serbia led by the President visited Banjka Luka, the administrative center of the Bosnian-Serb entity Republika Srpska, where President Aleksandar Vucic received the honorary …

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