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Bosnia's Parliament Fails to Adopt Resolutions on Srebrenica


Bosnia-Herzegovina's federal parliament has failed to adopt two proposed resolutions that condemn the 1995 Srebrenica massacre.

The resolutions received the support of a majority of lawmakers but failed to win the backing of Bosnian Serb delegates, who opposed the referring to the massacre as a genocide.

One of the resolutions used the identical text of a resolution adopted last week by the U.S. Senate, which urged the massacre be defined as a genocide and that those responsible be held accountable.

Serb forces took away and killed some 8,000 Muslim men and boys after capturing the Srebrenica enclave in eastern Bosnia. Thousands of bodies have since been recovered from mass graves.

Some information for this report provided by AP.

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