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U.S. Embassy Sarajevo Statement on the Incident at the Potocari Commemoration

As Former President Clinton said in his remarks honoring the 20th anniversary of the genocide in Srebrenica today, it took courage for PM Vucic to attend the commemoration. The U.S. Embassy in Sarajevo condemns the subsequent attack on the Prime Minister.   Many of the mourners were horrified by the violence and disheartened that it disrupted ...
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Statement by the President on the 20th Anniversary of the Srebrenica Genocide

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary On July 11, we join people of all faiths and nationalities in commemorating the Srebrenica genocide.  We mourn the loss of its more than 8,000 victims, and we honor the memory of those only now being laid to rest, and all those still missing. Twenty years ago, ...
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Statement on the Failure of the UN Resolution on the Srebrenica Genocide

The U.S. Embassy strongly echoes the sentiments expressed by Ambassador Power on the floor of the United Nations yesterday, voices throughout the U.S. Government, and members of the international community who were equally disheartened by Russia’s decision to veto the Security Council resolution commemorating the 20th Anniversary of the Srebrenica Genocide.  As Ambassador Power noted, ...
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Ambassador Cormack’s American University in BiH Commencement Speech

Faculty, parents, friends, dignified guests, and the graduating class of 2015 – it is my great pleasure to address you all today at the sixth commencement ceremony of the American University of Bosnia and Herzegovina.  Congratulations to the AUBiH community—and especially the graduating class of 2015 – on reaching this occasion.  I want to thank ...
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Ambassador Cormack’s American University in BiH Commencement Speech

Addressing the American University in BiH graduating class of 2015, the Ambassador stressed several challenges and opportunities that lie before the young people in BiH. Ambassador Cormack told the graduates that they “are the generation raised during these 20 years since the war ended, the generation raised in the peace provided by the Dayton Agreement, ...
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