UN: Prospect of return to conflict in Bosnia very real

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The top UN official in Bosnia and Herzegovina says the peace deal that ended the war 26 years ago is under threat.

A Bosnian Serb leader Milorad Dodik has announced plans to establish a separate army within the country.

That violates the 1995 Dayton peace agreement, which ended the three-and-a-half-year conflict.

Al Jazeera’s Jamal Elshayyal reports from Sarajevo, Bosnia.

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