Serbia, Croatia discuss about war crimes case

Serbian President Boris Tadić spoke with Croatian Prime Minister Jadranka Kosor about the case of Tihomir Purda.

Tadić underlined during the discussion that “this and similar cases needed to be considered by the appropriate ministries and prosecutions in both Serbia and Croatia, respecting the legal systems of both countries.”

Purda, 42, a Croatian national from Vukovar, was arrested on Jan. 5 in Bosnia-Herzegovina. He was arrested on the basis of a Serbian warrant for committing a war crime. He was ordered held in custody for 18 days in Sarajevo, during which the Serbian judiciary is obliged to send Bosnia an extradition request.

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