Republic of Srpska President Meets with Head of International Organization for Migration in BiH and Regional Co-ordinator for Western Balkans

16/03/2021

The President of the Republika Srpska, Željka Cvijanović, spoke today in her office in Banja Luka with the head of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in BiH and the regional co-ordinator for the Western Balkans, Laura Lungarotti.

The meeting discussed the migrant crisis, its political and security implications, as well as the challenges that Srpska, BiH, but also the entire region are facing in that context.

At the occasion, interlocutors also spoke about the specific activities of the International Organization for Migration in BiH, as well as the co-operation of the IOM with the competent Republic of Srpska institutions.

President Cvijanović pointed out at the meeting that Srpska is ready to discuss modalities for finding an efficient solution to the problems caused by the migrant crisis, but that the previously taken position of Srpska institutions that there will be no camps for migrants on her territory remains unchanged.