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Bosnia and Herzegovina

Brief History

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March 26, 1993

Memorandum of Conversation: Meeting with German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, March 26, 1993, 10:40 - 11:55 am

Clinton and Kohl discuss German-American relations, the situation in Russia, the Russo-Japanese territorial dispute, and other international issues.

September 7, 1993

Memorandum of Telephone Conversation: Telcon with Chancellor Helmut Kohl of Germany on September 7, 1993

Clinton and Kohl discuss the Uruguay Round of the GATT, the political and economic situation in Russia, and the upcoming meeting between Alija Izetbegović of Bosnia and Clinton.

June 30, 1992

The Chancellor's [Helmut Kohl's] Meeting with French President Mitterrand over Breakfast on Saturday, 27 June 1992

Mitterrand emphasizes that Yugoslavia could turn into "a second Vietnam” in case of a Western military intervention.  He questions the rational of U.S. and British policy in the Balkans and rejects France's military involvement. Kohl rules out Germany's participation in military operations.

July 22, 1991

The Chancellor's [Helmut Kohl's] Meeting with Croatian President Franjo Tudjman on Thursday, 18 July 1991

Kohl and Tudjman assess the chances for a peaceful resolution of the Yugoslavian crisis and the implications of Slovenia's independence for Croatia's security. 

November 25, 1991

The Chancellor's [Helmut Kohl's] Meeting with the President of Bosnia-Hercegovina, Mr. Alia Izetbegovic, Bonn, 22 November 1991, 12.00 - 13.10 Hours

Kohl and Izetbegovic discuss the Yugoslavia War, EC sanctions, the potential extension of the war including Bosnia-Hercegovina as well as ideas for a "Marshall Plan" after the end of the war.