Statement by Ambassador Michael Steiner: Present State of Federation
The present state of the Federation gives reason for deep concern. The lack of wilingness on both sides to implement existing agreements and to respect mutually agreed deadlines has led to a disturbing deterioration in the relations between the Federation partners.
Deployment of Federation Police in Ilidza
At the invitation of the Principal Deputy High Representative, Ambassador Michael Steiner, a meeting on the deployment of Federation police in Ilidza took place at the Office of the High Representative on 13 March. The Minister of the Interior of the Federation, Avdo Hebib, his deputy, Jozo Leutar, the chief of the Sarajevo police, Enes Bezdrob, th [...]
Press Announcement by the High Representative, Carl Bildt in Brussels
PRESS ANNOUNCEMENT BY CARL BILDT, HIGH REPRESENTATIVE Brussels, 11 March 1996 The existence of free and independent media in Bosnia and Herzegovina will be of crucial importance in the months ahead. Free and fair elecions will not be possible if free and fair access to print and broadcast media is denied.
Meeting to decide on lawless activities in areas of Sarajevo which are to be transerred
On March 10, at the invitation of the Office of the High Representative, the following met to decide on measures to deal with the lawless activities currently occurring in the areas of Sarajevo that are being transferred to the authority of the Federation: Ambassador Michael Steiner, Principal Deputy High Representative General Jean Heinrich, Dep [...]
Return to Bugojno
Vice-President Ganic and Bugojno Mayor, Mr. Mlaco have asked for a meeting with Deputy HR Ambassador Steiner on February 29, 1996, in order to talk about the implementation of the Dayton Accord from November 11, 1995, in reference to the return of 600 refugees to four cities within the Federation.
Statement by the High Representative
STATEMENT by the High Representative, Carl Bildt Sarajevo, 22 February 1996 I have been informed that both the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Assembly of the Republika Srpska have appealed to the Serbs in the suburbs to be transferred to the Federation to stay.
Meeting of the Joint Civilian Commission in Sarajevo
The Joint Civilian Commission Sarajevo (JCCS) met today and resumed its work on the implementation of the peace agreement with the participation of representatives of the local Serb authorities in Sarajevo, the city of Sarajevo, and the Federation. The JCCS welcomed the results of the Rome conference.
Joint Statement by the High Representative and Commander IFOR
Joint Statement 4 February 1996 At D+45, the Commander IFOR and the High Representative have consulted and agreed on steps to preserve secure conditions in those areas of Sarajevo being transferred to the Federation. Acting in conformity with the terms of the Dayton Agreement and the power it confers on them, respectively, they have determined that [...]