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Turkish parliament to probe mucilage threatening Marmara Sea

Turkey's parliament has agreed to set up an all-party committee to investigate a slimy, floating mass of yellowish-white sea mucilage that is threatening marine life in the Marmara Sea.

The so-called sea snot, a thick and slimy substance made up of compounds released by marine organisms, has surfaced in waters south of Istanbul, alarming marine biologists and environmentalists.

CHP leader renews call for snap elections

Republican People's Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu renewed his call for snap elections in Turkey and accused President Recep Tayyip of running away from the idea of early polls.

Speaking at his party's parliamentary group meeting on June 1, Kılıçdaroğlu criticized Erdoğan for "running away" from his call for snap elections.

Nation Alliance slams escalation during Akşener visit to Black Sea region

Main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said a verbal attack against İYİ (Good) Party leader Meral Akşener in the Black Sea province of Rize is an organized act.

The perpetrators of the incident "have not taken their share of democracy" he said, speaking to private Sözcü TV on May 20.

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