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Milorad Dodik said on Wednesday that he has filed a criminal complaint against Sefik Dzaferovic, the current chairman of Bosnia's tripartite presidency, for allegedly abusing his position "by participating in the summit of the international Crimea Platform, without authorisation and without a decision from the presidency".
It was announced at a status conference at the Bosnian state court on Wednesday that the high-profile trial of prominent wartime political leader Ejup Ganic and nine other defendants who are accused of involvement in war crimes in the high-profile Dobrovoljacka Street case will begin on September 21.
Sakib Mahmuljin, the former commander of the Third Corps of the Army of Bosnia and Herzegovina, ABiH, was sentenced by the Appeal Chamber of the State Court in April to eight years in prison for crimes committed in 1995 in Vozuca and Zavidovici.
But he is not serving his jail sentence and is instead undergoing medical treatment in Turkey, his lawyer confirmed to BIRN.
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The threats were sent from Bosnia and Herzegovina, and from Turkey, on June 28, and since then, after BIRN published an investigation into the Grey Wolves organisation's branch and its activities in Bosnia.
Kuloglija and Buyuk continued to receive messages on their phones with intimidating content after the publication of the article.
Ankara – President Borut Pahor met his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan before wrapping up his two-day trip to Ankara on Wednesday. The presidents confirmed that relations between Slovenia and Turkey were good and friendly. They talked about the war in Ukraine and the Western Balkans, agreeing on a meeting in September.
Ankara – President Borut Pahor started a two-day state visit to Turkey on Tuesday, meeting Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Cavusoglu in Ankara. The pair talked above all about the war in Ukraine and its consequences for the Western Balkans. Pahor also raised this point as he addressed the annual meeting of Turkish diplomats.