Leaders of Bosnia's biggest Muslim,
Croat, and Serb parties have called for parliament to begin revising
the constitution, a key condition for joining the European Union.
Efforts to change the constitution enshrined in the Dayton peace treaty
that ended the Bosnia's 1992-95 civil war have been in the works for
But, interethnic squabbling has hampered progress to reform the
charter to take away power from Bosnia's two autonomous entities,
the Serb Republic and Muslim-Croat Federation, which have coexisted
in an uneasy alliance since the end of the war.