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Bosnia and Herzegovina–Denmark relations

Bosnia and Herzegovina-Denmark relations
Map indicating locations of Denmark and Bosnia and Herzegovina

Denmark

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina–Denmark relations refers to the current and historical relations between Bosnia and Herzegovina and Denmark. Bosnia and Herzegovina have an embassy in Copenhagen, and Denmark have an embassy in Sarajevo.[1][2] Diplomatic relations were established on 2 June 1992.[3] In 2010, Danish Foreign Minister Lene Espersen announced that Denmark will close their embassy in Sarajevo in 2012.[4]

During the War in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Operation Bøllebank was the largest combat operation by Danish forces since 1864. In late April, 1994 a Danish contingent on peacekeeping duty in Bosnia and Herzegovina, as part of UNPROFORs Nordic battalion located in Tuzla, was ambushed, when trying to relieve a Swedish observation post, Tango 2, that was under heavy artillery fire by the Bosnian Serb Šekovići brigade at the village of Kalesija, but the ambush was dispersed when the UN forces retaliated with heavy fire.[5] After the war, 20.000 Bosnian refugees fled to Denmark.[6]

In 2007, Denmark export to Bosnia amounted 14.2 million euro and Bosnian export amounted 4.1 million euro.[7]

Denmark has supported Bosnia and Herzegovina through many projects since 1995. In the post-war period Danish assistance went to economic reconstruction, infrastructure and environment restructuring. Denmark also supports Bosnia and Herzegovina for micro financing.[8]

On 8 February 2006, Muslims in Sarajevo organized a protest against the cartoons. They delivered a letter demanding an apology for the publication of the cartoons to staff at the Danish, Norwegian and French embassies.[9]

References

  1. ^ "Bosnian embassy in Copenhagen, Denmark".  
  2. ^ "Danish embassy in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina".  
  3. ^ "Dates of Recognition and Establishment of Diplomatic Relations". Retrieved 13 February 2011. 
  4. ^ "Sadly, that Denmark closes embassy in Bosnia". Magasinet rØST (in Danish). Retrieved 13 February 2011. 
  5. ^ "Operation "Hooligan-bashing" – Danish Tanks at War". Danish Military History. Retrieved 13 February 2011. 
  6. ^ "Bosnian refugees" (in Danish). Folkedrab.dk. Retrieved 13 February 2011. 
  7. ^ "Foreign Ministry of Denmark: Bosnia and Herzegovina".  
  8. ^ "Danish Support for Micro Financing in Bosnia and Herzegovina".  
  9. ^ "Bosnian Muslim Protesters Burn Danish, Norwegian And Croatian Flags In Sarajevo". Turkish Weekly. 2006-02-09. Retrieved 2010-12-25. 
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