Press Digest


SKOPJE, Apr 12, 2000


The Macedonian delegation headed by the Prime Minister Ljubco Georgievski is continuing its visit to Ukraine. On Tuesday, the delegation is expected to meet parliament speaker Ivan Plusch.

NATO and KFOR vehicles caused 141 traffic accidents in the first three months of this year, resulting in 10 deaths and injuries to 48 other persons.

Macedonian Power company Elektrostopanstvo is planning to sell off the hotels Molika, Popova Shapka, Biser (Struga), Krushino 96, and 28 bungalows in Ohrid.


According to United Nations Mission in Kosovo spokeswoman Susan Manuel, UNMIK is not allowed to discuss and comment on the kidnapping of Macedonian soldiers on the border with Kosovo.

The employees of FENI nickel plant ended a 10-day road blockade after they were told they would meet the Prime Minister Ljubco Georgievski.

World Bank director Peter Stake, in a letter to the Macedonian Finance Minister Nikola Gruavski, praised Macedonia for three important laws passed in the Parliament.


The Macedonian Economic Chamber said a European Union plan to create a black list of Yugoslav companies banned from trading abroad, will have negative effect on the Macedonian companies, which trade on daily basis with various companies from Yugoslavia.

The vice-president of the Democratic Party of Albanians, Menduh Thaci, said the University of Tetovo will definitely be legalized in January 2001.


The British Company Ecotex signed an agreement to rent the Shtip based textile factory TK Makedonka for 20 years.

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