Pope Francis received today the Chairman of the B&H Council of Ministers Vjekoslav Bevanda, who is on an official visit to the Vatican.
During the discussion, the good bilateral relations between the Holy See and B&H were confirmed. Bevanda spoke to Pope Francis on the current political and economic situation in B&H with a particular emphasis on B&H’s path towards Euro Atlantic integration. He thanked the Holy See on its support to B&H, and particularly the Croatian people in B&H.
Pope Francis said that he is familiar with the activities of Chairman Bevanda and that in the coming period they have to enter dialogue and create compromises, which would ultimately benefit all the people of B&H. Chairman Bevanda spoke with Pope Francis on the implementation of the ratification of the Basic Agreement between the Holy See and B&H and added protocols to the agreement from 2006.