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Fmr US Ambassador for war crimes: Intl Court for Yugoslavia awarded R Mladic

June 7, 2021

David Scheffer, the first US ambassador for war crimes and one of the founders of the International Criminal Tribunal for former Yugoslavia (ICTY), spoke exclusively for N1 about the upcoming verdict against former Bosnian Serb army general Ratko Mladic, possible changes in the final court decision, the slowness of world justice, the Simatovic and Stanisic case and sending former president of Bosnia’s Republika Srpska (RS) entity Radovan Karadzic to Great Britain to serve his sentence. Scheffer, who was one of Madeleine Albright's closest associates while she was US ambassador to the UN but also Secretary of State during the second Clinton administration, also talked about relations with Balkan leaders.

Source:  https://ba.n1info.com/english/news/fmr-us-ambassador-for-war-crimes-intl-court-for-yugoslavia-awarded-r-mladic/

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