19.05.2016 Hoyt Brian Yee Deputy Assistant Secretary Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs U.S. Department of State

It is clear that we cannot take for granted stability and democracy in the Balkans. The risk of renewed conflict is on the rise and the forces against democracy are growing. Left unattended, the problems of the region will fester and generate conflicts that will almost inevitably draw us in.

Hoyt Brian Yee Deputy Assistant Secretary Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs U.S. Department of State