December 6, 2019, New York, NY–In a brief ceremony in New York, the Permanent Representative of St. Kitts and Nevis, His Excellency Sam Condor, together with the Permanent Representative of Bosnia Herzegovina, His Excellency Sven Alkalaj, signed a Joint Communique to establish diplomatic relations between St. Kitts and Nevis and Bosnia Herzegovina on Friday 6th December 2019.
The Ambassadors expressed mutual desire to pursue deeper diplomatic relations, including the possibility of signing a mutual visa waiver agreement.
With a population of 3.8 million, Bosnia Herzegovina is a small country located in South East Europe and gained independence from the former Yugoslavia in 1992. Bosnia is a lower middle income country with mining, metal and agriculture as its main industries, as it vies for European Union Membership.
Today’s ceremony marks the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.