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Migrants in Bosnia refuse to move from forest camp

VUCJAK (Bosnia), Dec 7 (NNN-AGENCIES) — Bowing to international pressure, Bosnian authorities agreed on Friday to dismantle a makeshift refugee camp of freezing snow-covered tents, but some migrants living there have been refusing food in protest at being resettled.

The migrants, who are eager to reach the European Union, say they do not want to be rehoused further away from the Croatian border, which lies just 8 km away.

Turkey continues to support peace, stability in BiH: Erdogan

SARAJEVO, July 8 (Xinhua) -- Visiting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan stressed here on Monday that his country will continue to provide support to preserve the stability, peace and prosperity of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH).

Erdogan met with members of BiH's Presidency during the two-day South-East European Cooperation Process (SEECP) summit, which is chaired by BiH and started here on Monday.

EU official urges BiH to form government, implement reforms

SARAJEVO, March 28 (Xinhua) -- Visiting EU enlargement commissioner Johannes Hahn on Thursday urged Bosnia and Herzegovina's authorities to form a government quickly in order to resume reforms.

During a meeting with Chairman of BiH Presidency Milorad Dodik and Presidency members Sefik Dzaferovic and Zeljko Komsic, Hahn said the European Commission is working on the preparation of an opinion on the country's responses on 3,242 questions.

Migrants at Balkan border face new obstacle: cold

VELIKA KLADUSA, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — It is biting cold near the border of Bosnia and Croatia, and nothing really keeps the migrants camping there stay warm.

After a mild autumn, the weather in the Balkans gave way to gray skies, plunging temperatures and cutting wind. The approach of another winter announced tougher times for migrants stuck in the region while trying to reach western Europe.

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