Bosnia's new leadership takes shape, faces pressure to reform

November 17, 2014 4:39 PM

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Bosnia's new leadership takes shape, faces pressure to reform

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - Bosnia's new presidential triumvirate took office on Monday in a first step to forming a government the West hopes will press economic reforms to help unblock stalled efforts to join the European Union.

The presidency comprises a Serb, a Croat and a Bosniak, part of an unwieldy system of ethnic power-sharing laid down in a U.S.-brokered peace deal that ended Bosnia's 1992-95 war.

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