CIA director arrives in Sarajevo

CIA Director John Brennan late last night landed at the Sarajevo airport in a U.S. military plane, local newspaper Dnevni Avaz is reporting on Friday.

Source: B92
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According to the same source, security has been noticeably increased in the town since Thursday evening.

Brennan is due to meet during the day with leaders of police agencies in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Security Minister Dragan Mektic, and the Strike Group Against Terrorism.

Mektic confirmed that Brennan had arrived in Sarajevo, and stressed that their will talk about the fight against terrorism, as well as cooperation between Bosnia-Herzegovina and the CIA.

The klix.ba website is reporting that the U.S. official will likely also meet today with the Strike Group, quoting one of its members, Aljosa Campara.

The Prosecution of Bosnia-Herzegovina announced the same, without specifying when the meeting would be held.

Brennan arrived in Sarajevo from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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