Hundreds of migrants are taking shelter in abandoned buildings in and around the northwestern Bosnian town of Bihac, wrapping up as best they can against the snow and freezing weather and hoping eventually to reach EU member Croatia across the border.
Hundreds of migrants stranded at an abandoned camp in Bosnia and Herzegovina were spending New Year’s Eve in freezing temperatures, according to humanitarian groups, as authorities in the country struggled to balance their safety with growing hostility from local populations.
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bosnia-Herzegovina Bisera Turković in a message to her Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif praised Iran's steps taken in the fight against the deadly coronavirus, IRNA reported.
Bosnia and Herzegovina House of Representatives Speaker Sefat Suftic and Iran’s ambassador to the East European country, Mahmoud Heydari, stressed the need for promoting cultural ties between the two countries during a ceremony marking Bosnian National Day and the Islamic Unity Week (November 20-26).
At least three refugees were hurt Wednesday in a second day of skirmishes with police at Bosnia's border with EU member state Croatia, according to an AFP journalist, with several officers also reporting minor injuries.
Iran’s Ambassador to Bosnia-Herzegovina Mahmoud Heidari said Tuesday that numerous commonalities in the fields of culture, art, religion and human values have brought the two nations closer to each other with culture playing a key role in bilateral ties.