Statement from NSC Spokesperson Emily Horne on National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan’s Meeting with Christian Schmidt, High Representative for Bosnia and Herzegovina

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National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan met today with High Representative for Bosnia and Herzegovina Christian Schmidt. Mr. Sullivan underscored the United States’ strong support for the High Representative, his office, and its mandate to oversee civilian implementation of the Dayton Peace Accords. APNSA Sullivan and High Representative Schmidt emphasized their shared commitment to Bosnia and Herzegovina’s sovereignty and territorial integrity.  They discussed the importance of functioning institutions to deliver services, ensure stability and the rule of law, and provide the basis for peace and economic opportunity for all the people of Bosnia and Herzegovina.  They also agreed on the need to counter corruption and support civil society.