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Bosnia and Herzegovina declared its independence from Yugoslavia in March 1992, and in April 1992 the sovereignty of
Bosnia and Herzegovina was accepted by the United States and the European Community.
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Countries neighbouring Bosnia are: Serbia, Montenegro and Croatia.
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The first inter-ethnic armed clashes had already taken place
around Mostar, on February 4th, 1992, and the European recognition of Bosnian independence
only made matters worse.
Bosnia became the centre of one of Europe's blackest memories in
modern history as Serbs, Croats, and Muslims all fought to expand or keep their
territories within Bosnia, and carve out their own states within a state.
By mid-1995, the majority of the country's land area was held by
Bosnian ethnic Serbs, who carried out atrocious ethnic cleansing programmes.
Many empty peace agreements were signed, but even the safe havens in
Bosnia could not be adequately protected.
After attacks on the Bosnian Serb capital of Pale, the Serbs took
revenge by seizing Srebrenica and Zepa, and systematically killing thousands of their
Only when 37 citizens were killed by a Bosnian Serb mortar shell
hitting a crowded Sarajevo market on August 28, 1995, did public opinion finally force the
NATO justifiably renewed air attacks on Bosnian Serb targets across
Bosnia; it sometimes seems that peacekeeping can only be done by force.
An agreement was signed on December 14, 1995 that formally ended the
Bosnia is now a safe place to visit and a very beautiful, somewhat
mountainous country to drive around.
Bosnia and Herzegovina is one of the last undiscovered regions of the southern Alps. Vast
tracks of wild and untouched nature make it an ideal holiday destination for adventurers
and nature lovers alike..
Located in a quiet part of the city, in the area called Pofalici; just 3km from the city
centre, shopping malls and museums.
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A brief history of Bosnia can be gleaned from Andras Riedlmayer, of Harvard University.
The document was written in the Summer of '93, so it is by no means the updated version of
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