Republika Srpska Army Day (12/05)

Every year on May 12, the Republic of Srpska celebrates Army Day.

On May 12, 1992, at its regular meeting, the then Assembly of the Serbian People in Bosnia and Herzegovina, at a meeting in Banja Luka, decided to form the army of the Republic of Serbian BiH, as the RS was then called, and to found the SRNA news agency.

On the same day, the European Union observers, unable to resist the further expansion of the conflict, left Sarajevo.