Friday, September 14, 2007


SREBRENICA, Bosnia (September 14,2007) – The outgoing US Ambassador to Bosnia Douglas McElhaney paid a visit to the eastern Bosnian town of Srebrenica.He met with Srebrenica Mayor Abdurahman Malkic and Chairman of the Coordination Group for Srebrenica Igor Davidovic.

McElhaney said that thi area is of special interest for the US and that this is why a lot of funds were invested through a number of projects, especially in Srebrenica.

Speaking about his mission in Bosnia, the US Ambassador said that it was very difficult, but successful. He described as the biggest disappointment the fact that Serbian war criminals Radovan Karadzic and Ratko Mladic have still not been arrested.

The US Ambassador used the visit to officially mark the end of the reconstruction of the school in Potocari. He also visited the Memorial Centre in Potocari where he laid flowers and met with the mothers of the genocide victims.

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