Bosnia-Herzegovina: Nationalist parties win parliamentary election

Croat, Muslim and Serb nationalist parties will dominate Bosnia’s complex government in the next four years. Pro-Russian Serb nationalist leader Milorad Dodik has won a seat in the country’s three-member presidency.

Croat, Muslim and Serb nationalist parties won Bosnia’s parliamentary election, State Election Commission preliminary results showed on October 8 2017.

With the legislature poised to be split down ethnic lines, the result could hamper the reform process required for progress towards EU and NATO membership.

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