Thursday, September 13, 2007


SARAJEVO, Bosnia (September 13,2007) – Talks,between the experts of 8 main political parties in Bosnia,related to technical details of the latest police reform proposal made by the International Community's High Representative in Bosnia Miroslav Lajcak began yesterday in Sarajevo, at the OHR building.

The meeting was called after the parties had stated their opinions on the latest Lajcak’s proposal of the police reform. Jozef Pandur, Advisor to the High Representative, will be the mediator at the meeting. However, none of the participants addressed the press prior to the meeting.

Earlier this week,39 delegates of the FBIH Entity Parliament’s House of Representatives signed in Sarajevo a demand for the HoR’s emergency session which will focus on the Bosnian police reform.

The demand has been submitted to the HoR Speaker Safet Softic and the Protocol Office, Irfan Ajanovic, SDA Party delegate,told the press.

The session on police reform is to be held in 2 weeks.At least 20 signatures were needed to approve an emergency session.

Police reform is the last obstacle for Bosnia to initial the Stabilisation and Association Agreement (SAA) with the European Union. Police reform is to be agreed by the end of September.

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