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Side-Letters to the Dayton Peace Accords

Text of Side-Letters to the Dayton Peace Accords signed in Paris on December 14, 1995 and superceding side-letters which accompanied the agreement text initialled in Dayton, Ohio on November 21, 1995. Released by the Office of Public Communication, Bureau of Public Affairs, February 16, 1996.
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THE DELEGATION OF THE FR OF YUGOSLAVIA

President Slobodan Milosevic, Head of the Delegation of the FR of Yugoslavia

Dear Mr. President,

We write to you regarding the Peace Agreement and the documents which are to be initialled at the conclusion of the peace negotiations in Ohio. Since it is requested, in a number of documents prepared for adoption, that the FR of Yugoslavia be the guarantor of the obligations taken by the RS in the peace process, we kindly ask you to assume, on behalf of the FRY, the role of the guarantor that the Republika Srpska shall fulfill all the obligations it took.

The Delegation of the Republika Srpska:

Momcilo Krajisnik

Nikola Koljevic

Aleksa Buha

Dayton, November 20, 1995


REPUBLIC OF CROATIA
MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS
MINISTER

Dayton, November 21, 1995

The Honorable
Klaus Kinkel
Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs
Bonn

Dear Mr. Minister:

I refer to the Agreement on the Military Aspects of the Peace Settlement and the Agreement on Inter-Entity Boundary Line and Related Issues, which constitute Annex l-A and Annex 2 to the General Framework Agreement for Peace in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The Republic of Croatia has endorsed both of these Agreements.

On behalf of the Republic of Croatia, I wish to assure you that the Republic of Croatia shall take all necessary steps, consistent with the sovereignty, territorial integrity and political independence of Bosnia and Herzegovina, to ensure that personnel or organizations in Bosnia and Herzegovina which are under its control or with which it has influence fully respects and comply with the provisions of the aforementioned Annexes.

Sincerely,

Mate Granic


REPUBLIC OF CROATIA
MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS
MINISTER

Dayton, November 21, 1995

The Honorable
Herve de Charette
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Paris

Dear Mr. Minister:

I refer to the Agreement on the Military Aspects of the Peace Settlement and the Agreement on Inter-Entity Boundary Line and Related Issues, which constitute Annex l-A and Annex 2 to the General Framework Agreement for Peace in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The Republic of Croatia has endorsed both of these Agreements.

On behalf of the Republic of Croatia, I wish to assure you that the Republic of Croatia shall take all necessary steps, consistent with the sovereignty, territorial integrity and political independence of Bosnia and Herzegovina, to ensure that personnel or organizations in Bosnia and Herzegovina which are under its control or with which it has influence fully respects and comply with the provisions of the aforementioned Annexes.

Sincerely,

Mate Granic


REPUBLIC OF CROATIA
MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS
MINISTER
Dayton, November 21, 1995

The Honorable
Andre Kozyrev
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Moscow

Dear Mr. Minister:

I refer to the Agreement on the Military Aspects of the Peace Settlement and the Agreement on Inter-Entity Boundary Line and Related Issues, which constitute Annex l-A and Annex 2 to the General Framework Agreement for Peace in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The Republic of Croatia has endorsed both of these Agreements.

On behalf of the Republic of Croatia, I wish to assure you that the Republic of Croatia shall take all necessary steps, consistent with the sovereignty, territorial integrity and political independence of Bosnia and Herzegovina, to ensure that personnel or organizations in Bo