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Bosnian Serb Coat Of Arms Vetoed For Being Too Beery

Bosnian Muslim and Croatian representatives in the Bosnian Serb parliament have vetoed a new coat of arms for the Bosnian Serb entity, Republika Srpska, according to dpa.

The reason? Not the fears about Bosnia-Herzegovina's impending breakup apparently. Tomislav Tomljenovic, representing the Bosnian Croats, said the proposed coat of arms was almost identical to the logo of Germany's Kaltenberg beer.

-- Antoine Blua

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