Interview: Robert W. Farrand, Supervisor for Brcko”Half-way to the Arbitration”
Half-way to the Arbitration The Brcko area, which is of vital importance to the life of the RS, has been a hot subject since the Dayton Agreement was signed to this day. About the destiny of this town and about the future of its citizens we talked with Mr.
Interview: Carlos Westendorp, the High Representative in BiH”To Build a Better Life With Confidence”
To Build a Better Life With Confidence The International Community wants to help all the nations in both entities - the RS and Federation, with a promise that one builds a better life with confidence - the responsibilities of BiH and those of the entities are clearly and certainly stated in the Dayton Agreement which is above all the Laws in this a [...]
Interview: Hanns H. Schumacher, Senior Deputy HR “Nationalist Parties are not offering anything good their people”
Nationalist Parties are not offering anything good to their people 30 July 1998 The current situation in terms of the implementation of the DA, along with the time ahead of us, including the period before and after the elections, was the main topic discussed during our interview with Hanns Schumacher, a Deputy High Representative for BiH. The follo [...]
Interview: Hanns H. Schumacher, Senior Deputy HR”Jelavic is like Dodik, a Man of Action”
Jelavic is like Dodik, a Man of Action New passports from June 1 after all - Appeal to Sarajevo City Council to rename the square at Marijin Dvor, which cannot be called Trg Republike (the Republic Square) - Parliament and the Presidency at the Parliament building only after elections The HR deputy stated yesterday for Oslobodjenje that the issuing [...]
Interview: Carlos Westendorp, the High Representative in BiH”Sanctions to Croatia”
SANCTIONS TO CROATIA A big flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina from the right hand side of the desk, and a pile of neatly filed papers are first thing that you notice in the big office of the High Representative for BiH, Spanish diplomat and a convinced socialist, Carlos Westendorp.
Interview: Carlos Westendorp, the High Representative in BiH”The solution for Bosnia is to change the authorities”
The solution for Bosnia is to change the authorities said Carlos Westendorp, the High Representative in BiH At a time when the political and security situation in the Balkans is getting more and more complicated, when international diplomats are constantly going between Sarajevo, Zagreb, Belgrade and Brussels, when the Bosnian capital, Sarajevo, is [...]
Interview: Jacques Paul Klein, Principal Deputy HR “Zagreb must clearly say to Herzegovinians that they are a part of BiH”
Right after the press briefing ended, we talked to Jacques Klein at the American Embassy. For Vecernji List, Klein talked about the reasons for his visit to Zagreb and the situation in BiH. When you visited Zagreb two months ago, as one of the main problems, you stressed difficulties of establishing local authorities, and distinguished Croats, that [...]
Interview: Hanns H. Schumacher, Senior Deputy HR “We will break the hardliners of the HDZ!”
By Emir Suljagic Hanns Schumacher, the Second Deputy of the High Representative, joined the First Deputy, an American, Jacques Klein, in judging those BiH political structures who are undermining the Peace Agreement. This means the hard-working German diplomat abandoned the stuffy language of diplomacy and began to call things their real names.
Interview: Carlos Westendorp, High Representative in BiH
De passage r Bruxelles, ou il venait de Bonn pour une réunion du Groupe de contact, le Haut représentant civil en Bosnie, l'Espagnol Carlos Westendorp, a donné une brcve interview r "La Libre Belgique" jeudi soir. Carlos Westendorp, est-ce que la communauté internationale doit intervenir de manicre active au Kosovo ? Carlos Westendorp: Il faut inte [...]
Interview: Hanns H. Schumacher, Senior Deputy HR”Unreal Dreams Of Separation Of The HDZ Hard-liners”
UNREAL DREAMS OF SEPARATION OF THE HDZ HARD-LINERS HR deputy Schumacher won the sympathies of at least one part of the BiH population after his visits to Stolac and Drvar. However, just after his visit to Stolac, speculation has arisen that Ambassador Schumacher has exceeded his authorisation, come into conflict with HR Principal Deputy Jacques Pau [...]
Interview: Jacques Paul Klein, Principal Deputy HR “I don’t care about the ethnic picture”
Jacques Paul Klein, American General and former UN Administrator in Eastern Slavonia, was appointed Deputy High Representative to BiH a few months ago. With several very sharp, not exactly diplomatic media appearances, he gained the reputation of someone who is not satisfied with the role of an observer only of the political events around here. REP [...]
Interview: Carlos Westendorp, High Representative
Vous venez d'imposer une monnaie commune aux trois communautés bosniaques. Vous aviez auparavant déjr tapé du poing sur la table pour exiger que les Bosniaques, qu'ils soient musulmans, serbes ou croates, aient un meme passeport. En prenant autoritairement toutes ces décisions, ne donnez-vous pas l'impression que c'est vous qui, d'une certaine faco [...]