Title

Bosnia’s Future under the Dayton Agreement

Tuesday, June 13, 2000
B-318 Cannon House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515
United States
Members: 
Name: 
Hon. Christopher Smith
Title Text: 
Chairman
Body: 
Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe
Statement: 
Name: 
Hon. Steny Hoyer
Title Text: 
Ranking Member
Body: 
Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe
Statement: 
Name: 
Hon. Benjamin Cardin
Title Text: 
Commissioner
Body: 
Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe
Name: 
Hon. Joseph Pitts
Title Text: 
Commissioner
Body: 
Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe
Name: 
Hon. Frank Wolf
Title Text: 
Commissioner
Body: 
Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe
Name: 
Hon. Eliot Engel
Title Text: 
Commissioner
Body: 
Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe
Name: 
Hon. Ben Nighthorse Campbell
Title Text: 
Co-Chairman
Body: 
Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe
Witnesses: 
Name: 
James Pardew
Title: 
Ambassador
Body: 
Kosovo and Dayton Implementation
Statement: 
Name: 
Ambassador Robert Barry
Title: 
Head
Body: 
OSCE Mission in Bosnia
Name: 
Dr. Haris Silajdzic
Title: 
Mayor
Body: 
Tuzla
Statement: 
Name: 
Milan Trbojevic
Title: 
Advisor to the Prime Minister
Body: 
Republika Srpska
Statement: 
Name: 
General Wesley Clark
Title: 
Former Supreme Allied Commander
Body: 
NATO

There has been insufficient progress in implementing the Dayton Agreement, according to members of the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (the Helsinki Commission)  regarding Bosnia’s future under the agreement which, in late 1995, ended almost four years of conflict in that country, marked by aggression and ethnic cleansing.

The hearing witnesses called for the arrest and prosecution of those indicted for war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide, including Bosnian Serb extremist leader Radovan Karadzic, his military sidekick Ratko Mladic and Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic, the mastermind of the conflict.

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