EU Official Warns Bosnia May Lose Funds Over Political Tensions



Nebojsa Radmanovic, one of the three members of Bosnia‘s ethnically based presidency (file photo)

September 15, 2011

A European Union official has warned that Bosnia may lose 96 million euros in EU pre-accession funds because of political bickering by its rival regions.
Andy McGuffie, the EU spokesman in Bosnia, said the tensions have endangered Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance (IPA) funds for Bosnia for 2011, the European Commission‘s help to regional governments meant to harmonize their legislation with EU standards.

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