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    Hellenic Football Federation apologizes to people of Bosnia-Herzegovina

    Reason is fan's banner

    Baku. 15 November. REPORT.AZ/ Greece soccer officials have apologized to the people of Bosnia-Herzegovina after a fan's banner referred to the Srebrenica massacre at a World Cup qualifying match.

    Report informs, in a statement Monday, the Greek soccer federation condemned the "unacceptable posting of a banner with fascist content, which it condemns in the most absolute and categorical way." A banner with the slogan "Noz, zica, Srebrenica" ("Knife, wire, Srebrenica" in Serbian) was displayed among Greece fans during the teams' 1-1 draw in Athens.

    "The Greek Football Federation feels obliged to apologize, on behalf of those few who participated in this sectarian act, to the Bosnia-Herzegovina Football Federation and the friendly people of that country," the statement said.

    Notably, in 1995, more than 8,000 Bosnian Muslim men and boys were killed in Srebrenica by ethnic Serb forces led by Ratko Mladić. 

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