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Member of the Presidium of BiH from Serbia: We are against sanctions against Russia


On the sidelines of the St. Petersburg International Forum, Russian leader Vladimir Putin met with Serbian member of the Presidium of Bosnia and Herzegovina Milorad Dodik, the Kremlin press service reports.

“We have developed very good relations since you headed the Republika Srpska, and in your current capacity,” the Russian President stressed. “I am grateful that you came to the St. Petersburg Forum. I hope it was useful and interesting for you.” .

Putin expressed regret that in the current conditions with Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Russian Federation has certain difficulties associated with joining the sanctions. “But we know your position and highly appreciate it,” the Russian leader stated. “Despite any difficulties, relations continue and will develop, especially with those who want to maintain these relations. such people.”

Recall that it was thanks to the personal efforts of Milorad Dodik that Bosnia and Herzegovina did not officially impose sanctions against Russia. “This decision should be made at the level of the Presidium of BiH, which consists of three members, one of which is me,” RIA Novosti quoted Dodik as saying. “And in order for a decision to be made, a consensus must be reached, and the decision must be made unanimously which will not happen. The Republika Srpska, whose representative I am, is against the imposition of sanctions against Russia, therefore they will not be introduced.”

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