EUD/EUSR Spokesperson Andy McGuffie said:
“We have been informed by the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina that it has approved the necessary decision related to the 2011 state-level budget. We welcome this, and now urge the Bosnia and Herzegovina Parliament to speedily complete the procedure leading to publication in the Bosnia and Herzegovina Official Gazette. This will enable the continued financing of the state-level institutions and will enable Bosnia and Herzegovina to meet its external debt obligations.
“The political leaders and the relevant institutions of Bosnia and Herzegovina now have no time to lose in resolving the 2012 state-level budget, for the same reasons of ensuring domestic and international credibility.”