The Republic of Srpska celebrates it’s 29th birthday
Today, Republic of Srpska marks it’s 29th birthday and on this occasion the President of the Republic of Srpska Željka Cvijanović stated at the monument to the fallen soldiers of the Army of the Republic of Srpska in Banja Luka that January 9 is of great importance and vital to promote and nurture values of Srpska.
National Day was also congratulated by the Members of the European Parliament. Ms. Julie Lechanteux and Ms. Dominique Bilde (Identity and Democracy Group) who expressed their full support to the officials in Banja Luka in preserving freedom and identity of the Republic of Srpska.
Republic of Srpska was founded on January 9, 1992. Three and a half years later the Dayton Peace Agreement was signed, which internationally verified it as one of the two highly decentralized entities that make up Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Today, Republic of Srpska is one of two constitutional and legal entities of Bosnia and Herzegovina, that covers 49% of its territory with population of 1.3 minion. Banja Luka is the second largest city of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the de facto capital of the Republic of Srpska entity.