The EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, is starting a Balkan tour of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, Serbia and Macedonia, which ends on March 4. In Bosnia and Herzegovina she will talk with the Prime Minister of the Serb-led entity Republika Srpska. Source: BalkanInsight
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Pakistan’s top court on Friday disqualified Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from office after a damning corruption probe into his family wealth, cutting short his third stint in power. Source: France 24
Ankara’s purchase of the S-400 missile defense systems from Russia should not be worrying President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said, as he announced the deal with Russia has been signed Source Daily Sabah
Media reports claiming that Turkey would buy Russian S-400 air defense systems were not true, U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford said at a security forum in Aspen, Colorado on July 23. Source Hurriyet Daily