BRATUNAC – After a memorial service for victims of the Middle Podrinje and Bratunac regions, Republika Srpska President Milorad Dodik said in Bratunac today that it is of crucial importance not to forget the Serbian victims, since, in addition to their deaths, another crime was committed – some 3,500 people killed until 1995 in these parts suddenly disappeared and were overshadowed by the events related to Srebrenica.
“If we are not determined to continue marking these events and sufferings, no one else will do it for us,” Dodik said.
He says that it is very important to emphasise the fact that something horrible happened here where 3,500 Serbs were killed until 1995.
“No one is justifying the huge crime that was committed in Srebrenica, but that which hurts is the fact that the IC only emphasises this suffering and this crime, and forgets the suffering of Serbs, and that no one has yet answered for it,” Dodik has warned.
He added that this proved to be true today also, since no foreign official or diplomat attended the commemoration in Bratunac, and it will be seen in two or three days who will come to Srebrenica where double standards will be exposed.
Dodik said that one can draw only one true conclusion – that the International Community is the greatest saboteur and destroyer of BiH because it has double standards.
Republika Srpska President Milorad Dodik attended the central commemoration held in Bratunac today on the occasion of the 24th anniversary of the great suffering of Serbs in the area of Srebrenica and Bratunac on St. Peter’s Day [Petrovdan], 1992, and in remembrance of all Serbs of the Middle Podrinje and Birac regions killed by the so-called Army of BiH in the defence patriotic war.