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On the alert in Bosnia, 1998

By STARS AND STRIPES Published: April 24, 2019

Erik Gudmundson ©Stars and Stripes
Brcko, Bosnia and Herzegovina, March, 1998: As international mediators once again postponed a ruling on control of Brcko, a stepped-up military and police presence was evident in the town on the Sava River that was so crucial to both the Bosnian Serbian and Muslim-Croatian substates that the issue couldn't be resolved during the 1995 Dayton talks. Both sides had threatened to resume fighting if control of Brcko were given to the other side by the mediators.
 

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