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President Vucic: Serbia respects the integrity of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Serbia is consistently committed to the policy of maintaining peace and stability in the Balkans and respects international law. In this vein, Belgrade respects the integrity of Bosnia and Herzegovina with its constituent Republika Srpska, as well as every treaty between the two entities and three constituent peoples under the Dayton Peace Agreement. This was stated by Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić during a meeting in Belgrade with the Foreign Minister of Bosnia and Herzegovina Elmedin Konakovich. At the meeting, issues of strengthening comprehensive bilateral cooperation between Serbia and BiH, the European integration of the region and other topical issues were discussed, reports Objektiv.

President Vučić congratulated Elmedin Konaković on his appointment to the ministerial position and noted that Belgrade is firmly in favor of strengthening bilateral relations with Sarajevo and further building mutual trust and solidarity. The Serbian leader confirmed that his country welcomes the decision to grant Bosnia and Herzegovina candidate status for EU membership, noting that this is a positive signal for further progress and unification of the entire region. Vucic and Konakovic paid special attention to the discussion of the construction of the Belgrade-Sarajevo highway. The interlocutors agreed that the new highway will give an additional impetus not only to strengthening economic cooperation, but will also significantly improve transport links between the countries.

Source : Балканист