• The 21st anniversary of death of US diplomats and a French soldier on Mt Igman

    190801509skSARAJEVO, August 18 (FENA) – It has been 21 years since the tragedy on Mount Igman when the US diplomats Joseph Kruzel, Robert Frasure, Samuel Nelson Drew and a French soldier Stephan Reault lost their lives, and the Ministry of Defense of Bosnia and Herzegovina tomorrow will mark this anniversary.

    On that 19 August 1995, diplomats from the office of Richard Holbrooke, the special envoy of then US President Bill Clinton and a French soldier died in an accident that occurred on the Igman road, returning to Sarajevo following a peace mission.

    It is planned that tomorrow’s marking includes addressed of the Deputy Defense Minister Sead Jusić, Ambassadors of the United States and France to BiH Maureen Cormack and Claire Bodonyi and Head of the OSCE Mission to BiH Jonathan Moore, announced today the Public Relations Office of the Ministry of Defense of BiH.

    Members of the BiH Presidency, BiH Council of Ministers, representatives of NATO Headquarters in BiH, EUFOR, representatives of international institutions in BiH, the military-diplomatic corps in BiH, general’s corps of the Armed Forces of BiH, as well as the highest representatives of the Joint Staff of the Armed Forces of BiH have all been invited to commemorate this anniversary.

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