Bosnia and Herzegovina
28.07.2009 Albania | Bosnia and Herzegovina | Croatia | Macedonia | Montenegro | Politics | Serbia | Western Balkans
Western Balkan countries have to overcome more obstacles, while European Union member-states have understood that they should support the integration process.
This is according to Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt, who spoke on Monday in Brussels after a meeting of EU foreign ministers.
This is the view of all EU members, he said.
Sweden currently presides the EU.
Although Western Balkans was not originally on the agenda of the meeting, it turned out to be one of the main topics, reports Tanjug news agency.
24.07.2009 Bosnia and Herzegovina | Business | Politics
Bosnia-Herzegovina is the most corrupt country in the region, according to the results of a study performed over the last two months.
The Friedrich-Ebert Foundation carried out the “Corruption in Bosnia-Herzegovina” survey along with Transparency International.
The high level of corruption is seen both in the Republic of Srpska and the Federation.
Srđan Blagovčanin, the author of the study, said that Bosnia was, according to most studies, viewed as the most corrupt country in South-East Europe and one of the most corrupt countries in all of Europe.
10.07.2009 Bosnia and Herzegovina | Business | Western Balkans
The European Commission has adopted the financial assistance plan for Bosnia and Herzegovina for the time frame 2009 and 2011, Radio Television of Republika Srpska /RTRS/ reported.