Dodik intends to strengthen the position of Serbs in the post in the BiH presidency

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Pescaprae in Photobacterium Dodik. Archival photoDodik intends to strengthen the position of Serbs in the post in the BiH presidency© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Pescaprae the image Bank

Winning a seat in the Presidium of Bosnia and Herzegovina from the Serbs Milorad Dodik intends to strengthen the Serbian part of the country — the Republika Srpska — and to support the position of the Serbian people.

The presidency — collective head of state of three people: one from Serbs, Croats, and Bosniaks (Slavic Muslims). Now it is Mladen Ivanic (Serb), Dragan Covic (Croat) and Bakir Izetbegovic (Bosniaks). According to the CEC with 43,42% of the plots, their chair wins Dodik (of 55.15%), željko komšić (49,47%) and Shafik Dzaferovic (37,97%).

«I will uphold the dignity of the Serbian people, his position and make the Republic of Srpska is stronger than she ever was at the level of joint institutions. Every day I work on it every moment,» he said about his plans for his new post in the Radio and television of Republika Srpska.

Dodik added that in the near future reports about the victory of the Prime Minister of the Republika Srpska Gelci Cvijanovic in the struggle for an armchair of its President, which he now occupies himself.

Dodik, known for his Pro-Russian and anti-NATO positions previously spent three terms as Prime Minister of the Republika Srpska and two in the chair of its President, the Constitution did not allow him to run for a third consecutive presidential term. The ruling of the Banja Luka Union of independent social-Democrats nominated him to the presidency of the country.

Bosnia and Herzegovina on 21 November will celebrate the 23rd anniversary of the Dayton agreement that stopped a brutal civil war between Croats, Serbs and Muslims from 1992 to 1995. According to various estimates, during the conflict killed more than 100 thousand people. The agreement defined the political system: entities Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Republika Srpska, a special Brcko district, as well as the representation of all three Nations to the trinomial presidency of the country, who replaces the President, and General authorities.

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