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Snow disrupts Skopje traffic. Government denies sacking PM’s chief of cabinet. IMF warns Macedonia to spend loan money wisely.
Skopje ground to a haltk because of a few centimeters of snow, the daily says. Cars were forced to crawl along the streets of the Macedonian capital on Thursday due to the snowfall that apparently surprised the city administration. The main city thoroughfares remained uncleared for most of the day.
The ruling VMRO DPMNE party and the Government have rebuffed media speculations that Martin Protogjer, the chief of cabinet of the Macedonian Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski and the VMRO DPMNE secretary has been sacked.
The International Monetary Fund sent a clear message to the Government not to use lightly the money from their credit line. They said that the 480 million euros that they approved were to be used only in case of emergency.
Balkan Insight has not verified the reports and cannot vouch for their accuracy.
The Serbian paramilitary who became a key prosecution witness at his former comrades’ trial for war crimes in Kosovo says he had to speak out about the brutal massacres his unit committed.