About Civil.ge
Eng | Geo | Rus
Last updated: 17:53 - 16 Jan.'18
RSS
Mobile
Twitter
Facebook
Sarajevo: We Respect Georgia’s Territorial Integrity
Civil Georgia, Tbilisi / 11 Jan.'18 / 02:36

Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) has good and friendly relations with Georgia based on mutual respect of territorial integrity and sovereignty, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina said in an official statement quoted by Banja Luka-based Nezavisne Novine. 

The announcement comes as Georgia sent a protest note to Sarajevo regarding the ongoing visit of Anatoly Bibilov, the Russian-backed leader of South Ossetia, to the Republika Srpska, a constituent entity of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

“Taking into account that the problem of self-declared independence of the Georgian province of South Ossetia is an open question, to which we hope both sides will manage to find a solution, Bosnia and Herzegovina takes a stance of non-interference into the internal affairs of other states and expresses hope, that these problems can be decided peacefully and through dialogue of the sides that hold opposing views,” the statement of MFA reads.

The BiH Foreign Ministry also stated that the Ministry was not officially informed about the visit of the South Ossetian delegation and that it was in no way involved in the process.“Response to the Georgian protest note will be prepared based on the above positions and in accordance with the positive diplomatic practice of sustaining friendly bilateral relations of the two countries,” the Ministry added.

The Ministry also informed that on January 11 Foreign Minister Igor Crnadak would hold a press conference on the matter.

Anatoly Bibilov is on a three-day visit to the Republika Srpska, where he held a meeting with Republika Srpska President Milorad Dodik and took part in the disputed Day of the Republic celebrations on January 9.

Latest News
16 Jan.'18 17:53
CSOs Urge Parliament to Uphold Presidential Objections to Broadcasting Law
A group of thirty-six civil society organizations released a statement on the controversial GPB-related bill.
16 Jan.'18 16:28
The Weekly Tripwire - Issue 22
Civil.ge’s news digest covering developments in Abkhazia and Tskhinvali Region/South Ossetia.
16 Jan.'18 12:59
NDI-Commissioned Public Opinion Survey
Support for EU membership 72%, for NATO membership 64%.
16 Jan.'18 10:35
Freedom House: Georgia Remains ‘Partly Free’
Georgia’s rating in both political rights and civil liberties categories remained unchanged.
15 Jan.'18 18:36
President Vetoes Changes to Broadcasting Law
The bill, approved by the Parliament last month, envisages further expansion of powers of the GPB.
15 Jan.'18 15:56
Sixteen Polling Stations to Open in Abkhazia for Russia’s Presidential Election
Raul Khajimba and Semyon Grigoriev held a meeting to discuss organizational details of the upcoming polls.
15 Jan.'18 12:01
EU Calls for ‘Thorough, Transparent’ Investigation over Mukhtarli Case
Azerbaijani journalist, who was allegedly kidnapped from Georgia, was sentenced to six years in prison.
13 Jan.'18 11:00
Afgan Mukhtarli Sentenced to Six Years in Prison
Mukhtarli went missing from Tbilisi on May 29 and appeared in a detention facility in Baku a day later.
12 Jan.'18 14:22
Rights Group Challenges Russia over Khurcha Murder
Georgian Young Lawyers Association claims Moscow violated the European Convention on Human Rights.
12 Jan.'18 12:30
FM Crnadak: Bibilov Meeting Damages Srpska Reputation
The statement comes as Georgia sent a protest note to Sarajevo regarding the recent visit of Anatoly Bibilov.

About Civil Georgia
Civil.Ge © 2001-2018, Daily News Online
Registered office: 2 Dolidze Str, 4-th Floor.
100