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Turkey's influence in Bosnia

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U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon (L) and Chairman of the Tripartite Bosnian Presidency Bakir Izetbegovic speak to the media at the Memorial Center in Potocari, near Srebrenica, 26 July, 2012.
U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon (L) and Chairman of the Tripartite Bosnian Presidency Bakir Izetbegovic speak to the media at the Memorial Center in Potocari, near Srebrenica, 26 July, 2012. Reuters/Dado Ruvic

The Muslim member of Bosnia's tripartite presidency, Bakir Izetbegovic, is in Turkey for a visit centred on bilateral and regional issues. In recent times, Turkey has played a stabilising role in the Balkans. However, there are concerns in Europe about Turkey's new role on the international stage.