Residents have watched the infrastructure around them crumble while local political and ethnic forces quarrel over who gets to run the city.
The Dayton Agreement was a peace deal signed 25 years ago to end the 1992-1995 Bosnian War.
After meeting with members of the country’s tripartite presidency, the EU's top diplomat said Bosnia’s "future is European" but that in order to get there "authorities must step up their efforts to deliver on the reform priorities."
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