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Bosnia Press Review - September 28, 2015

Ex-agriculture minister arrested. Naser Oric's trial starts. Old meat imported to Bosnia.



Officers of the State Investigative and Protection Agency, SIPA, came with the local police to the house of the former Agriculture Minister Jerko Ivankovic Lijanovic in Siroki Brijeg and arrested him. In Tuzla Canton, cantonal deputy Mersed Serifovic, vice-president of the Lijanovic's political party, was also arrested. This is due to alleged wrongdoings over distribution of agriculture stimuli.


A trial before the Bosnia State Court starts to war commander in Srebrenica, Naser Oric, and Sabahudin Muhic, charged with crimes against war prisoners in areas of Bratunac and Srebrenica. The indictment says they allegedly killed three Serb prisoners in villages of Zalazje, Lolici and Kunjerac in 1992.


While the Bosnia and Herzegovina authorities boast about the increase of exports of fresh meat for 300 per cent in comparison to last year, it is almost not mentioned how much meat of questionable quality is imported to the country. The import is 50 per cent higher than the export. This would not be disputable if it was not the case that frozen meat is imported and fresh exported.

Balkan Insight has not verified the facts from the original reports and cannot vouch for their accuracy.

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