Bulgaria: The Accommodation Centers for Refugees are Barely Full

The centers for accommodation of asylum seekers, which are part of the Migration Directorate of the Ministry of Interior, were overcrowded at the end of April, but at the end of May, the occupancy rate was about 20%. This is shown by the data from the migration statistics of the Ministry of Interior from the website of the ministry.

Turkey to address security concerns on Syria border: Erdoğan

Turkey will address its security concerns in northern Syria with new operations against the YPG group, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on June 5.

"We will address security concerns with new operations," the president said, addressing his ruling Justice and Development Party's 30th Consultation and Assessment meeting.

Deputy minister discusses Turkey’s planned military operation into Syria with US official

Deputy Foreign Minister Sedat Önal held a telephone conversation on June 2 with Permanent Representative of the US to the United Nations, Linda Thomas-Greenfield discussing the developments in Syria including Turkey's planned military operation into the neighboring country.

MİT neutralizes PKK ringleader in northern Iraq

Turkish National Intelligence Organization (MİT) has neutralized an alleged high-ranking PKK terrorist in the northern Iraq city of Sulaymaniyah, Demirören News Agency has reported.

"Mehmet Doğan, codenamed 'Dılhaz Gabar,' was neutralized in an operation conducted by MİT in the Cemcemal neighborhood of Sulaymaniyah," the agency reported on June 2.

Turkey expects fair treatment from EU: Official

A senior Turkish official has called on the European Union to treat Turkey fairly, underlining that the candidate country's reform process will be accelerated to the extent consideration for full membership is strengthened.

Turkey and the EU held the "Political Dialogue Meeting" at the level of political directors of both sides following a three-year hiatus.