ICMP Expresses Condolences on the Death of Veljko Lazic

The Hague, 29 September 2022: On behalf of the Board of Commissioners and the staff of the International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP), Matthew Holliday, ICMP Program Director for Europe has expressed his condolences to the Republika Srpska Organization of Imprisoned and Killed Soldiers and Missing Civilians following the death of the President of the organization, Veljko Lazic, on Thursday.

“Veljko was one of the key partners in the process of accounting for the missing and delivering truth and justice for victims in Bosnia and Herzegovina,” Holliday said today.

For years, Mr. Lazic worked as the deputy president of the Republika Srpska Organization of Imprisoned and Killed Soldiers and Missing Civilians and after Nedeljko Mitrović passed away in 2019, he held the position of President.