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European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen opens Tunnel Ivan

At a ribbon cutting ceremony at Tunnel Ivan today, the President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen and the Chairman of the BiH Council of Ministers Zoran Tegeltija officially opened Tunnel Ivan and the Tarčin – Ivan subsection. This marks another step forward in building Corridor 5c, the largest and most significant infrastructure project in Bosnia and Herzegovina, improving connectivity in the country and between Bosnia and Herzegovina and the European Union as well as the region.


President von der Leyen is in Bosnia and Herzegovina as part of a visit to the EU’s six Western Balkans partners. The visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina takes place in the context of the European Commission’s recent recommendation of candidate status for the country. In meetings with the BiH Presidency, Chairman Tegeltija and Members of the Presidency elect as well as during a major speech before BiH political representatives, representatives of civil society, culture and the business community, President von der Leyen underlined that Bosnia and Herzegovina belongs in the European Union.

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Source: EU Delegation Bosnia and Herzegovina

Photo credits:  EU Delegation Bosnia and Herzegovina

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