SECRETARY-GENERAL CONCERNED BY RECENT BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA POLITICAL DEVELOPMENTS; REITERATES SUPPORT FOR EFFORTS OF HIGH REPRESENTATIVE

SG/SM/11241
25 October 2007

SECRETARY-GENERAL CONCERNED BY RECENT BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA POLITICAL DEVELOPMENTS; REITERATES SUPPORT FOR EFFORTS OF HIGH REPRESENTATIVE

25 October 2007
Secretary-General
SG/SM/11241
Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

Secretary-General concerned by recent Bosnia and Herzegovina political

 

developments; reiterates support for efforts of high representative


The following statement was issued today by the Spokesperson for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:


The Secretary-General is concerned about recent political developments that could hinder the functioning of central institutions in Bosnia and Herzegovina, thus undermining the implementation of the Dayton Agreement and affecting stabilityin the region.


The Secretary-General reiterates his support to efforts undertaken by the High Representative to improve the efficiency of the central institutions in Bosnia and Herzegovina and believes that the High Representative acts in the interest of all entities and constituent nations of Bosnia and Herzegovina.  The Secretary-General looks forward to receiving a comprehensive report by the High Representative in early November.


The Secretary-General encourages political leaders and officials in Bosnia and Herzegovina to exercise maximum restraint, continue to engage in the inter-ethnic dialogue and constructively cooperate with the High Representative.


* *** *

For information media • not an official record
For information media. Not an official record.