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State Department: Bosnia-Hercegovina - Travel Warning, August 7, 1997
Bosnia and Herzegovina - Travel Warning
The Department of State warns U.S. citizens not to travel to Bosnia
and Herzegovina. The war has left landmines and unexploded ordnance
throughout the country; railways were bombed and remain inoperable;
only the airport in Sarajevo has reopened to limited commercial air
traffic. Carjacking is common. The December 1995 Dayton Peace
Accords are being implemented with the NATO-led Stabilization Force
(SFOR) overseeing its military provisions. While progress in
establishing a durable peace continues, the situation remains
August 7, 1997
U.S. citizens visiting or remaining in Bosnia and Herzegovina
despite the warning, should register at the Consular Section of the
U.S. Embassy in Sarajevo and obtain updated information on travel
and security within Bosnia and Herzegovina. The Consular Section is
located at Obala Kulina Bana #1, 4th floor, telephone number
(387)(71)667-900, fax number (387)(71) 443-596.
This supersedes the Travel Warning for Bosnia and Herzegovina dated
June 5, 1996.
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