Local Press Digest

SKOPJE, Apr 25, 2000 (Rtr)


Taiwan will organize a workshop for entrepreneurs in the town of Ohrid.

Macedonian Parliament Speaker Savo Klimovski met his Albanian counterpart Skender Xhinushi during a visit to Turkey. They agreed to meet again soon together with the other parliamentary speakers from the region.

Macedonian police on Saturday seized a considerable amount of weaponry, ammunition and explosives from a person driving a vehcle with a Skopje license plate.


Ethnic Macedonians from different Balkan countries marked the 85th anniversary of the murder of national hero Jane Sandanski in Bulgaria's Rozen Monastery.


The Macedonian defense ministry denied claims that Yugoslav MIG planes entered Macedonian air space during the weekend.

The agriculture ministry said it will start importing wheat from Bulgaria after Yugoslav authorities decided to stop exports to Macedonia during the first six months of the year.


Miners at the Sasa lead and zink mine are continuing a hunger strike to protest against a company decision to make them redundant.

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