News - Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs enMinistry for Europe and Foreign Affairs Bosnia-Herzegovina/International criminal justice – Conviction of Ratko Mladić (8 Jun. 2021) I welcome the decision taken by the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals to sentence Ratko Mladić definitively to life imprisonment for genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes committed during the conflict in Bosnia-Herzegovina (1992-1995). This decision confirms Ratko Mladić's responsibility in the Srebrenica genocide, which remains etched in our memories as the worst massacre Europe experienced since the end of the Second World War, in the conflict which killed (…) 2021-06-09 16:36:4259005_259550Bosnia and Herzegovina – Conversation between the minister and the foreign minister of Bosnia and Herzegovina (3 May 2021) Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, spoke yesterday with Bisera Turkovic, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The minister and his counterpart discussed the health crisis and the multilateral assistance provided to Bosnia and Herzegovina to address the crisis thanks to the COVAX initiative and EU assistance, including with respect to ensuring access to vaccines. The minister and Ms. Turkovic expressed their satisfaction at the quality of our (…) 2021-05-05 08:30:1259005_258457Bosnia-Herzegovina – 25th anniversary of the signing of the Dayton-Paris Agreement (14 Dec. 20) On December 14, 1995, President Jacques Chirac hosted the signing ceremony at the Elysée Palace for the General Framework Agreement for Peace in Bosnia-Herzegovina, which ended Europe's most deadly conflict since World War II. On this commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the signing of the Dayton-Paris Agreement, France pays tribute to all the victims and to all those who worked with determination to quell the armed conflict, including 84 French troops who paid with their lives for their (…) 2020-12-15 10:26:3559005_254547Bosnia-Herzegovina – Ceremony to mark the 25th anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide (11 Jul. 20) 25 years ago, on July 11, 1995, more than 8,000 adults and children were massacred in Srebrenica. This genocide marked the darkest hours of the war in Bosnia. To this day, it remains engraved in our memories as the worst massacre in Europe since the end of World War II. France remembers and will always remember the suffering endured in Bosnia-Herzegovina 25 years ago. It expresses its deepest sympathy to the survivors of this genocide and to the victims' families, as we mark the 25th (…) 2020-07-13 15:10:4759005_250900 Bosnia-Herzegovina - From the press briefing (8 Nov. 19) Q: Can you confirm that the ambassador in Sarajevo was summoned today by the Presidency of Bosnia-Herzegovina over President Macron's remarks to The Economist? What is the Quai d'Orsay's position on this? A: I can confirm that our ambassador in Sarajevo was invited today to appear at the office of the Presidency of Bosnia-Herzegovina. 2019-11-08 17:14:1459005_245162