A session of delegations of the SDA, SNSD and HDZ BiH was held in the BiH Presidency building on state-level government formation on Wednesday. Delegations were led by party leaders Bakir Izetbegovic, Milorad Dodik and Dragan Covic, and after the meeting it was said that they all received three ministries at the Council of Ministers of BiH.
Covic said that the Croats received three ministers and three deputies, while Bosniaks received three ministers and four deputies in the Council of Ministers of BiH, and Serbs received three ministers and the Chairmanship of the Council of Ministers.
He said he hopes to have a mandate for the composition of the BiH Council of Ministers in the coming days.
Regarding the Annual National Program (ANP) Covic said that there is still a need for more compromise so that everyone will come out as winners. By the end of the day, three party presidents will make telephone consultations about a few more open questions.
The HDZ BiH received the ministries of finance, civil affairs and justice. The SDA received the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Security and the Defense Ministry. The SNSD received the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Relations, the Ministry of Human Rights and Refugees and the Ministry of Transport, as well as the Chairmanship of the Council of Ministers, News Agency Patria reports.