Valentin Inzko says he will veto RS Referendum

Bosnia’s top international figure, High Representative Valentin Inzko, has said he will suspend any decision to call a referendum on the state court and prosecutor if the Bosnian Serb entity, the Republika Srpska, does not do so itself.

The state court and prosecutor fell under Bosnia’s “state jurisdiction and not under any of the political entities”, Inzko said.

Inzko stated earlier that he would reveal his final decision on the referendum at Thursday’s meeting of the Peace Implementation Council, PIC, the body charged with supervising the 1995 Dayton peace deal that ended the 1992-5 war in the former Yugoslav republic.

Before announcing his final verdict, Inzko has not ruled out the possibility of sanctioning or replacing Bosnian Serb officials.

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