The controversial moves of Serbian leader Dodik in Bosnia and Herzegovina caused a rift in the formation of the government at the national level.
The Bosnia and Herzegovina Party and the European People’s Party, part of the “Coalition of Eight” formed by opposition parties in Sarajevo, announced their withdrawal from the coalition agreement.
The separation of the two parties protesting the move of the Alliance of Independent Social Democrats (SNSD), led by the head of the Republika Srpska entity Milorad Dodik, to register state-owned property with the entity will not prevent the formation of the government.
The leaders of BiH and NES announced their decision to withdraw from the coalition after the Sarajevo-based parties met with SNSD yesterday in the city of Doboj. The party leaders stated that they made their decision to participate in the national government not because of the Democratic Action Party (SDA) and the Democratic Party (DF), but because of their principled position.
SNSD leader Milorad Dodik said in a statement after the meeting that they did not pledge to abandon the controversial law on the transfer of ownership of public real estate to the entity.
Nermin Niksic, leader of the most powerful opposition party, the Social Democratic Party, said that the closure of state institutions benefited no one and that they wanted to focus on solving problems in the daily lives of citizens in the country. new government.
Dino Konakovich, leader of the People’s and Justice Party, one of the Sarajevo-based opposition parties, claimed that the parties that pulled out of the coalition deal were the perfect solution.
Within the framework of the process of forming the government at the state level after the general elections in BiH, the coalition agreement between the Democratic Union of Croatia (HDZ), the Union of Independent Social Democrats (SNSD) and the “eight” coalition formed by the Sarajevo-based opposition parties was signed On 16 December.
The Party of Democratic Action (SDA), founded by the late Alija Izetbegović, became the first president of an independent Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Bosnian party with the most votes in many cantons, both at the FBIH and state level. However, the Sarajevo-based opposition parties are on track to form a government without the DAP.
The government formation process in Bosnia and Herzegovina, as in almost all periods, was carried out for the first time in the entity of Republika Srpska. The government in this entity was formed on December 21.
Source: Balkan News
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