Srebrenica must not be repeated, the statement said the foreign Minister of Germany Heiko Maas, dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the tragedy.
In July 1995, after Srebrenica in Bosnia and Herzegovina on the border with Serbia came under the control of Serb forces led by General Ratko Mladic were killed or went missing about 8 thousand 100 people from among the Muslims. These data are cited by the international Commission on missing persons (ICMP) and a number of other organizations, but some experts they are considered too high.
Srebrenica is a vast enclave, or, as it is called in Bosnia and Herzegovina – community. Is the territory more than 500 square kilometers, which has over 80 villages, villages and towns, chief among them Srebrenica.
To date, the town of Srebrenica has become synonymous with the genocide of the Muslim population, allegedly committed by Serbian forces in July 1995.