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Bosnia is in danger of breaking up, warns top international official

Exclusive: high representative says threat by Serb separatists to create their own army risks return of conflict

The international community’s chief representative in Bosnia has warned that the country is in imminent danger of breaking apart, and there is a “very real” prospect of a return to conflict.

  • Julian Borger
  • The Guardian

In a report to the UN seen by the Guardian, Christian Schmidt, the high representative for Bosnia and Herzegovina, said that if Serb separatists carry out their threat to recreate their own army, splitting the…

International peacekeeping duties in Bosnia are currently the task of a residual EU force (Eufor) that is 700 strong.

Nato retains a…

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