9 Nov 2021

People feel ‘betrayed by West’ as Bosnian Serb leader pushes secessionist agenda, says Baroness Helic


More than a quarter of a century after the accord which ended the Bosnian civil war, a Foreign Office minister has declared that Britain is “absolutely determined” to maintain peace in the region.

The country’s Bosnian Serb leader has vowed to push ahead with his secessionist agenda, and that’s sparked fears that it could reignite ethnic conflict.

We spoke to Baroness Arminka Helic, once a refugee from the Bosnian war, now a Conservative peer and former Foreign Office special adviser.