Listen to BarBalkans podcast: March ’93. Signed in blood
While the new U.S. President, Bill Clinton, and the Russian President, Boris El’cin, endorse the Vance-Owen Plan with difficulty, the Serb counteroffensive proceeds in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Serbs and Bosnian Serbs siege Bosnian towns and cities in the Drina Valley one after another, wiping dozens of Bosniak villages off the map and continuing ethnic cleansing operations. The U.N. Protection Force (UNPROFOR) is struggling day by day, while international diplomacy is looking for solutions to put an end to the military crisis that has been blooding Bosnia for almost a year.