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  • Yugoslavia
    Wednesday May 15, 1991

    Croatian War of Independence

    Blocked appointment

    Yugoslavia
    Wednesday May 15, 1991

    On 15 May, Stjepan Mesić, a Croat, was scheduled to be the chairman of the rotating presidency of Yugoslavia. Serbia, aided by Kosovo, Montenegro, and Vojvodina, whose presidency votes were at that time under Serbian control, blocked the appointment, which was otherwise seen as largely ceremonial.




  • Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Thursday Sep 19, 1991

    Bosnian War

    The JNA moved extra troops to the area around the city of Mostar

    Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Thursday Sep 19, 1991

    On 19 September 1991, the JNA moved extra troops to the area around the city of Mostar, which was publicly protested by the local government.




  • Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Tuesday Oct 15, 1991

    Bosnian War

    Memorandum on the Sovereignty of Bosnia-Herzegovina

    Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Tuesday Oct 15, 1991

    On 15 October 1991, the parliament of the Socialist Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Sarajevo passed a "Memorandum on the Sovereignty of Bosnia-Herzegovina" by a simple majority.




  • Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Monday Nov 18, 1991

    Bosnian War

    The Croatian Community of Herzeg-Bosnia

    Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Monday Nov 18, 1991

    On 18 November 1991, the Croatian Community of Herzeg-Bosnia was established in Mostar. Mate Boban was chosen as its president. Its founding document said: "The Community will respect the democratically elected government of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina for as long as exists the state independence of Bosnia and Herzegovina in relation to the former, or any other, Yugoslavia".




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