Bakir Izetbegovic

IIzetbegovic says Croatian president doesn't respect Bosnia

I hope that President Grabar-Kitarovic will in the future follow our example, namely take care of problems in her country and leave our problems to us, Izetbegovic said.

Bosnian Croat leader writes to EU, insists on amending election legislation

The Croat member of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Dragan Covic, said in a letter to EU leaders on Thursday that the country's election law disempowered local Croats, calling for the...

Croatian MEPs concerned about Bosnia arrests

Croatian members of the European Parliament on Tuesday expressed concern about the circumstances which led to last week's arrests of ten former members of the Bosnian Croat HVO forces, who hold...

Izetbegovic doubts status of Bosnian Croats will improve any time soon

The Chairman of the Bosnia and Herzegovina Presidency, Bakir Izetbegovic, said in Brussels on Tuesday that he doubted that Bosnia and Herzegovina would change its legislation any time soon to...

Izetbegovic: Croatian officials' claims about disadvantaged position of Bosnian Croats uninformed

Commenting on claims that Croats in Bosnia and Herzegovina were in a disadvantaged position in relation to the other two constituent peoples, Bosniaks and Serbs, Izetbegovic said that they were...

Bosnia and Iran to strengthen economic ties

Bosnia and Herzegovina will strengthen economic ties with Iran and measures will follow to change the current strict visa regime and facilitate travel between the two countries, the Bosniak member...

Bosniak leader: Dodik to face consequences of unlawful referendum

Bosnia and Herzegovina's collective presidency chairman, Bakir Izetbegovic, who is the Bosnian Muslim leader, said on Sunday that Bosnian Serb entity president Milorad Dodik and others engaged in...

PIC ambassadors to decide on Bosnian Serb entity referendum

Izetbegovic recalled that Dodik's SNSD party adopted a declaration on 25 April 2015 which said that if the political situation did not unfold in line with their expectations, the RS parliament...

Izetbegovic says won't talk to Milanovic any more

Croatian Social Democrat leader Zoran Milanovic's statements about Bosnia and Herzegovina on Friday continued to be the main topic of comments by local politicians and media, with most dailies...

Izetbegovic to ask Const. Court to ban Serb entity referendum set for 25 Sept.

Regarding the issue of the referendum in the Serb entity, Bosnian Croat leader Dragan Covic was on Tuesday more reserved in his remarks, adding that court judgements should not be contested but...

Izetbegovic: Peace in Bosnia seriously threatened, Serb entity referendum must be prevented

The referendum Bosnian Serb entity authorities plan to organise on September 25 is the most serious threat to peace and stability in Bosnia and Herzegovina and resolute measures need to be taken...

Izetbegovic says Dodik has crossed the red line

The Chairman of the Bosnian collective Presidency, Bakir Izetbegovic (Bosniak), on Tuesday assessed that president of the Republika Srpska (RS)

Top Bosniak officials express support to Erdogan, condemn coup attempt

Top Bosniak officials in the government of Bosnia and Herzegovina on Saturday expressed their full support to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, condemning the coup attempt in Turkey.

Izetbegovic: Croats must have equal rights, but at some gov't levels they are privileged

"I don't know why they did it," he said, adding that the Bosniaks and Serbs would not allow any solution that would result in their being outvoted in Mostar considering that they were in the...

Bosnian Presidency and visiting Croatian FM hold meeting

Bosnia and Herzegovina's (B-H) presidency and Croatia's Foreign Minister Miro Kovac agreed on Friday in Sarajevo that strengthening friendly relations between the two countries was of mutual...