April 01, 2014

The Minister of Defense of B&H Zekerijah Osmic and the delegation of the Ministry of Defense and Armed Forces of B&H will spend the next few days in the US in order to hold bilateral defense consultations and discussions with high-ranking officials.

The delegation of the B&H Ministry of Defense and Armed Forces will speak with high officials of the US Administration in the State Department, Pentagon and US Congress, and Minister Osmic will give a presentation to the Atlantic Council of the USA called ‘Reform of Defense, Successes of Ministry of Defense and B&H Armed Forces, Path Towards Membership to NATO’.

Minister Osmic will talk with high-ranking officials of the US administration on defense cooperation between B&H and the USA, realization of the program led by the Ministry of Defense and B&H Armed Forces, and on the current activities of defense institutions of B&H that are being realized on the way to Euro-Atlantic integration.

Also, during the stay in the USA, there is a planned visit to the Embassy of B&H in Washington, and a visit to the National Guard Maryland, where the B&H delegation will speak with the Commander of the National Guard Maryland on the topic strengthening the State Partnership Program and expansion of bilateral cooperation between Maryland and B&H in the civil sector.