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Swiss act as early warning system in Bosnia

Swiss information gatherers are keeping a close eye on the situation in Bosnia & Herzegovina, as the country is facing a political crisis that some fear could lead to armed conflict. The Swiss Liaison and Observation Teams (LOT) in Mostar and Trebinje are part of the EUFOR peacekeeping mission. Milorad Dodik, the Serb member of Bosnia’s tripartite presidency, announced last year that Republika Srpska would break away in violation of the 1995 Dayton peace accords that ended the war there about 25 years ago. Vera Wagner from the Mostar LOT team explains that the country is still struggling to overcome the legacy of the conflict. is the international branch of the Swiss Broadcasting Corporation (SBC). Its role is to report on Switzerland and to provide a Swiss perspective on international events.

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SWI – the international service of the Swiss Broadcasting Corporation (SBC). Since 1999, has fulfilled the federal government’s mandate to distribute information about Switzerland internationally, supplementing the online offerings of the radio and television stations of the SBC. Today, the international service is directed above all at an international audience interested in Switzerland, as well as at Swiss citizens living abroad.
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