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Joint statement on the occasion of the adoption of the new package of socio-economic reforms

10.10.2019 - Pressemitteilung

The Embassy of the United States, the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany and the Embassy of the United Kingdom welcome the adoption of the new package of socio-economic reforms, by the two Entity governments, at their parallel sessions today.  It is vital that governments in BiH proceed with implementation of reforms to improve the lives of its citizens.

Today's adoption of reform commitments by the FBiH and the RS governments is a positive step towards this goal. These include steps to improve the business environment and stimulate growth and competitiveness; to depoliticise state-owned enterprises; to reform the healthcare system; and to provide better opportunities for youth, women and other vulnerable groups.  We welcome the fact that the Entities coordinated amongst themselves this important step.

Finally, we call for government formation, in keeping with BiH’s established obligations, at all levels, so this important work can continue.

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