International relations

Erdoğan discusses ties with King Salman of Saudi Arabia

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and King Salman of Saudi Arabia exchanged a phone conversation late July 13, the presidential communication office has announced.

"President Erdoğan and King Salman bin Abdulaziz exchanged Eid al-Adha greetings. Bilateral relations and regional issues were also discussed during the call," read the brief statement by the Communication Directorate.

Zelenskyy: Dangerous issue

In his video address, Zelensky recalled that the Ukrainian Ministry of Foreign Affairs had invited the Canadian representative because of what he considered to be an absolutely unacceptable exclusion from the sanctions regime against Russia, reports Interfax Ukraine.

Serbian Activists Mark 27th Anniversary of Srebrenica Genocide

Activists lit candles on Monday evening in central Belgrade to pay their respects to victims of the July 1995 Srebrenica genocide.

The memorial event was held in a park between the Serbia presidency and the city assembly, with police providing security. However, no counter-demonstrators attempted to disrupt it.

Govt adopts bill to ratify Finland and Sweden’s NATO accession

Ljubljana – The government adopted on Friday a bill to ratify the NATO accession protocols for Finland and Sweden, which were signed on Tuesday in Brussels, according to a press release issued after the government session.

The bill will now be discussed by the parliamentary Foreign Policy Committee and then put to vote at the plenary session.

Albanian MPs Approve Resolution Honouring Srebrenica Victims

MPs in the Albanian parliament voted unanimously on Thursday to support a resolution honouring the victims of the Srebrenica genocide, ahead of the anniversary next week of the July 1995 massacres of some 8,000 Bosniak men and boys by Bosnian Serb forces.

The resolution also declares July 11, when annual commemorations are held in Bosnia, as a day of remembrance in Albania.