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United Nations published this video item, entitled “Bosnia and Herzegovina: 25 years after Srebrenica Genocide & Dayton Peace Accord – Media Stakeout” – below is their description.
Informal comments to the media by Nathalie Broadhurst, Deputy Permanent Representative of France to the United Nations, on behalf of the Permanent Representatives of Belgium, Estonia, France, Germany, Ireland, the United Kingdom and Norway on the situation of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Speaking on behalf of Belgium, Estonia, France, Germany, Ireland, Norway and the United Kingdom, the French Deputy Permanent Representative of France Nathalie Estival-Broadhurst, said that “25 years after the genocide in Srebrenica and the Dayton Peace Accord, we pay tribute to all victims, and we urge all political actors to demonstrate their genuine commitment for reconciliation.” We strongly condemn revisionism, genocide denial and glorification of convicted war criminals,” Estival-Broadhurst said. “We reaffirm our support for Bosnia and Herzegovina’s EU perspective as a single united and sovereign country. And we call for the swift implementation of the 14 key priorities identified in the Commission’s opinion and Bosnia and Herzegovina’s application for membership of the European Union. We strongly underlined the need for Bosnia and Herzegovina authorities to work towards strengthening the rule of flow, and to fight against corruption.”United Nations YouTube Channel
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