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Fikret Abdić
Mayor of Velika Kladuša
Assumed office
8 November 2016
Preceded by Edin Behrić
President of the Autonomous
Province of Western Bosnia
In office
27 September 1993 – 7 August 1995
Prime Minister Zlatko Jušić
Preceded by Post established
Succeeded by Post abolished
1st Muslim Member of Presidency of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina
In office
20 December 1990 – 20 October 1993
Serving with Alija Izetbegović
Preceded by Post established
Succeeded by Nijaz Duraković
Personal details
Born (1939-09-29) 29 September 1939 (age 82)
Velika Kladuša, Yugoslavia
Political party SKJ (1958–1990)
SDA (1990–1993)
DNZ (1993–2013)
LS BiH(2016-present)
Children Ervin Abdić, Edina Abdić- Pleho, Ervina Abdić, Elvira Abdić-Jelenović
Profession Economist

Fikret Abdić (born 29 September 1939) is a Bosnian politician and businessman.

In 2002 he was convicted on charges of war crimes against Bosniaks loyal to the Bosnian government by a court in Croatia and sentenced to 20 years imprisonment, which was later reduced on appeal to 15 years by the Supreme Court of Croatia.

On 9 March 2012, he was released after having served two thirds of his reduced sentence.

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