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Treasury sanctions network connected to separatist Bosnian leader

Jun. 18, 2024 14:13 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A network of people and firms that support the sanctioned president of Bosnia’s Serb-run portion, Milorad Dodik, has been hit with a new round of sanctions. Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control on Tuesday designated two people and seven companies that...

Serbs rally in Belgrade with calls for unity in a volatile region as Russia gives its support

Jun. 08, 2024 11:43 AM EDT

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia’s populist president on Saturday called for peace and harmony in the Balkans even as he and the Bosnian Serb separatist leader organized a large nationalist gathering that featured calls for “unity” of all Serbs in the region — a message that has raised...

UN approves resolution to commemorate the 1995 Srebrenica genocide annually over Serb opposition

May. 24, 2024 03:39 AM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations approved a resolution Thursday establishing an annual day to commemorate the 1995 genocide of more than 8,000 Bosnian Muslims by Bosnian Serbs, a move vehemently opposed by Serbs who fear it will brand them all as “genocidal” supporters of the mass...

Bosnian Serb leader reiterates threat to secede from Bosnia ahead of UN vote on genocide

May. 23, 2024 02:33 AM EDT

SREBRENICA, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — The leader of Bosnia’s Serb-controlled territory reiterated a threat to secede from the Balkan country Wednesday, a day ahead of a U.N. vote on establishing an annual day to commemorate the 1995 genocide of more than 8,000 Bosnian Muslims by Bosnian Serbs....

Hungary will vote against U.N. resolution commemorating the 1995 genocide in Bosnia, minister says

May. 15, 2024 09:28 AM EDT

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary will vote against a United Nations resolution commemorating the 1995 genocide of Bosnian Muslims at Srebrenica, the foreign minister said on Wednesday, arguing that it would inflame tensions in the Balkan country and the surrounding region. Péter...