Nikola Spiric made the statement to the "Dnevni Avaz" daily after being appointed prime minister on January 4 by Bosnia's tripartite Presidency.
Bosnia's two entities are united by weak central institutions, and strengthening the central government is key to the country's bids for EU and NATO membership.
2006 In Review
LOOKING BACK: A photo gallery of the key news events of 2006. ...more