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Bakir Izetbegovic and SDA used Erdogan's visit for self-promotion. Islamic Community will not be inquisition neither space for extremists. Milorad Dodik said Croats should call for referendum on autonomy.
The extremely important visit of the Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan to Bosnian capital was unfortunately again misused by the local politicians for self promotion. The first among them was Bakir Izetbegovic, the member of the state Presidency and Vice-President of the Party of Democratic Action, SDA, who organized the visit.
Effendi Nusret Avdibegovic, candidate for Reisu-l-Ulema, which is the head of the Islamic Community in BiH, said that Institution will not be inquisition but it will not leave space to extremists too. He also told Oslobodjenje he thought Bosnia has a traditional way of interpretation of Islam.
Milorad Dodik, President of Republika Srpska, said in that Croat politicians in Bosnia and Herzegovina should call a referendum and start ending the crisis by making BiH a union of three republics. He added that the Federation entity should be divided in two to form Herzeg-Bosnia while the rest should be called Bosnia and Republika Srpska.
Balkan Insight has not verified the facts in the original press reports and cannot vouch for their accuracy.
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