Official Statements

IMF Staff Concludes Visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina – IMF Press Release

IMF Staff Concludes Visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina – IMF Press Release

March 21, 2017

After an International Monetary Fund (IMF) staff team visited Banja Luka and Sarajevo from March 7 to 17, the leader of the staff team, Mr. Nadeem Ilahi, issued a statement... Read More »

Joint Statement after Western Balkans Meeting in Sarajevo

Joint Statement after Western Balkans Meeting in Sarajevo

March 17, 2017

In a joint statement after Thursday’s meeting of Western Balkans leaders in Sarajevo, the leaders reaffirmed their commitment to EU integration and called for greater regional cooperation. Regarding the terrorist... Read More »

Statement by President of the International Court of Justice

Statement by President of the International Court of Justice

March 10, 2017

The President of the International Court of Justice, Judge Ronny Abraham, issued a statement Thursday announcing that the Court would not take any action with regard to the document entitled... Read More »

Hungarian Diplomat Takes Over OHR Banja Luka Office – OHR

Hungarian Diplomat Takes Over OHR Banja Luka Office – OHR

December 15, 2016

Ambassador Marianne Berecz of Hungary was appointed to head the Office of the High Representative’s branch in Banja Luka this week. Prior to her engagement in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Marianne... Read More »

Dodik Strengthens Ties with St. Petersburg – SRNA

Dodik Strengthens Ties with St. Petersburg – SRNA

December 1, 2016

Republika Srpska President Milorad Dodik visited St. Petersburg, Russia this week, to discuss cooperation between the city and RS. Vyacheslav Makarov, the Head of Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg, pointed... Read More »

Republika Srpska’s 16th Report to UN Security Council

Republika Srpska’s 16th Report to UN Security Council

October 28, 2016

The Government of Republika Srpska delivered its 16th Report to the United Nations Security Council yesterday. The report advises the Council on the Entity’s positions on a range of issues... Read More »

RS Remains Committed to Referendum – RS

RS Remains Committed to Referendum – RS

September 23, 2016

The Government of Republika Srpska issued a press release on Tuesday responding to the Constitutional Court’s injunction against the planned referendum on the RS national holiday. In it, the RS... Read More »

RS Government Defends Referendum to Foreign Diplomats – SRNA

RS Government Defends Referendum to Foreign Diplomats – SRNA

August 30, 2016

The government of Republika Srpska sent an open letter yesterday to all foreign ambassadors accredited to BiH, arguing that the planned referendum on the RS national day is “fully in... Read More »

RS’s 15th Report to the UN Security Council

RS’s 15th Report to the UN Security Council

April 29, 2016

The Government of Republika Srpska delivered its 15th Report to the United Nations Security Council yesterday. The report advises the Council on the Entity’s positions on a range of issues... Read More »

RS Leaders Release Joint Statement on Court Ruling

RS Leaders Release Joint Statement on Court Ruling

December 7, 2015

On November 29, representatives of nearly all political institutions in Republika Srpska, as well as representatives of all major Serb-majority parties, signed a statement opposing the BiH Constitutional Court’s recent... Read More »