Bosnia makes efforts to evacuate its citizens from Syria

Bosnia’s Foreign Ministry is trying to evacuate as many as it can of around 2,000 Bosnians in Syria – but contact with several families who have sought evacuation has now been lost.

The families asked the Bosnian embassy in neighbouring Jordan to help them leave the city of Allepo, currently the scene of major fighting between government and rebel forces.

Foreign Ministry official Haris Lukovac said the Bosnian authorities have no clue where the families are right now.

Bosnian Foreign Minister Zlatko Lagumdzija is in Saudi Arabia attending the summit of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation. He met Bosnia’s ambassador to Syria in Beirut, Lebanon, on Tuesday.

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