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Kılıçdaroğlu dismisses all advisers

Main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has dismissed all his advisers appointed before June 4, amid growing calls for a change within the party before the March 2024 municipal elections.

"We express our gratitude to each and every one of them for their contributions to the CHP," the party statement said.

Democracy Digest: Roma Killed by Ukrainian Refugee Confuses Czech Far-Right

And the confusion doesn't stop there. As war, inflation and migration helps to expand competition on the far reaches of the political spectrum, the more established radical-right players are circling the wagons. On Wednesday, the SPD - Czechia's only far-right parliamentary party - signed a memorandum of cooperation with the non-parliamentary Trikolora.

Stano: Belgrade, Pristina invited to Brussels meeting over crisis in north Kosovo

BRUSSELS - EU spokesperson Peter Stano said on Thursday EU foreign policy and security chief Josep Borrell had invited representatives of Belgrade and Pristina to a Brussels meeting next week over the crisis in the north of Kosovo-Metohija.

Stano said more details would be announced soon.

Urgent statement of the Ministry of Defense after an arrest of Kurti's special forces

"The insinuations of the Prime Minister of the Provisional Institutions of Self-Government in Pristina that the Serbian Army was involved in the "kidnapping of three Kosovo police officers" within the territory of Kosovo and Metohija are just a continuation of the campaign of lies, manipulation and illegal violence perpetrated against the Serbs by the Pristina authorities."

Pirc Musar calls for continued Belgrade-Prishtina dialogue

President Nataša Pirc Musar called on Serbia and Kosovo to continue the dialogue under the auspices of the EU as she met her Serbian counterpart Aleksandar Vučić in Belgrade on 15 June, arguing that it is the only real way to resolve the tensions in Kosovo and calm the situation.

Ankara summons Swiss envoy over anti-Erdoğan demonstrations

The Turkish Foreign Ministry has summoned Switzerland's ambassador in Ankara Jean Daniel Ruch on June 15 over a demonstration in Zurich against President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, including burning of his effigy.

A group of demonstrators reported to be PKK supporters hanged an effigy of Erdoğan and unfurled banners reading "Kill Erdoğan" during a rally in the Swiss capital.