Serbian PM holds unannounced meeting with Bosnian Serb entity president

Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic met with Republika Srpska (RS) President Milorad Dodik in Laktasi near Banja Luka on Tuesday, telling reporters that they talked about strengthening cooperation and the political stability of the region, and underlining the importance of strengthening ties between Serbia and RS, Bosnia's Serb entity.

"Political stability in the region is of key importance," he said after the unannounced meeting at the end of his visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina. He said he and Dodik talked about the importance of preserving the Dayton peace agreement and respecting the right of Bosnia's three nations to decide about their fate. "We want to keep lasting peace and stability." 

Vucic announced better road connections between Bosnia and Serbia, saying that was important so that "RS can feel closeness and friendship with Serbia."

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