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Time heals all wounds

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    Posted: 16-May-2006 at 19:05
In 1914, Franz Ferdinand - the heir to the Austrian throne - was murdered along with his pregnant wife, Sofia, while celebrating their wedding anniversary in Sarajevo.

The culprit with a pan-Slavic nationalist, who happened to be Serb, but Croats and Bosniaks were also part of the Young Bosnia organization that sponsored the assassination.

The event sparked the Great War of 1914-1918 and forever changed relations between Austria and Serbia, which the former blamed for the murders. It also, however, strained relations between Austria and Bosnia and Herzegovina.

But now... it would seem time heals all wounds.

Here an Austrian delegation poses with Sarajevo Mayor, Semiha Borovac (far right) - as they present her with two portraits - one of Franz Ferdinand and the other of his wife Sofia.

All smiles, everybody's happy - this isn't ironic at all. ;)

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