Wednesday, November 21, 2007


BRUSSELS, Belgium (November 21,2007) – The EU Foreign Affairs Ministers expressed concerns for worsening of the political situation in Bosnia and expressed a full support to the International Community's High Representative and EU Special Representative in Bosnia,Miroslav Lajcak and his measures aimed at strenghtening of the Bosnian Government.

The Council of Europe expressed concerns “over serious worsening of situation in BiH”, the conclusions from the minister meeting state.

The EU ministers urged Bosnia's political leaders to “stop undermining the basis of the country. They should ensure a full functioning of the state institutions and implement the reforms which are important for the country’s progress”.

The EU Foreign Affairs Ministers fully supported the High Representative Miroslav Lajcak and expressed the “need of implementing his decisions. That is an obligation for all the sides”.

The Council greeted the Mostar Declaration signed by the heads of Bosnia's parliamentary parties October 28. The ministers also emphasized that the police reform remains the key precondition for initialling the Stabilisation and Association Agreement between Bosnia and the European Union

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