State Department: Bosnia-Hercegovina - Public Announcement, October 1, 1997
Bosnia - Public Announcement
October 1, 1997
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
On October 1, 1997, the U.S. Embassy in Sarajevo, Bosnia made the
following announcement to the local American community:
Office of the Spokesman
The U.S. Embassy in Sarajevo cautions American citizens residing in
Bosnia-Herzegovina to be extra vigilant regarding their personal
safety in the coming days. At the request of the High
Representative, the NATO Secretary-General and SACEUR (Allied
Command Europe) have authorized SFOR (Stabilization Force)
occupation and control of broadcast facilities in the Republika
Srpska (RS). American citizens should avoid political rallies and
crowds, and should avoid unnecessary travel in the Republika Srpska.
American Embassy personnel will not be allowed to travel to the
Republika Srpska without approval of the U.S. ambassador.
For further information on travel to Bosnia, consult the
Department's Travel Warning and its latest Consular Information
Sheet for Bosnia.
This Public Announcement will expire on December 30, 1997.