All parties guilty of Srebrenica tragedy must be punished - Russian Foreign Ministry

All persons guilty of the tragedy in Srebrenica should be punished as soon as possible, the Russian Foreign Ministry posted a statement dedicated to the 20th anniversary of Srebrenica tragedy.

All persons guilty of the tragedy in Srebrenica should be punished as soon as possible, the Russian Foreign Ministry posted a statement dedicated to the 20th anniversary of Srebrenica tragedy.

"We strongly support that all parties, who participated in these [tragic events in Srebrenica] and other wrongdoings in Bosnia and Herzegovina, are brought to trial as soon as possible and get the punishment deserved," the document said.

"Russia, as one of guarantors of the Dayton peaceful agreements and active partner of Bosnia and Herzegovina in advancing the Bosnian settlement, will continue to do everything possible so that interethnic and inter-confessional accord is enhanced persistently in this country and the Balkan region in general," the Russian Foreign Ministry said.

According to the statement, "establishing understanding between people and nations is the best guarantee of peace, stability and prosperity in the region."

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