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Albania police confirmed on Thursday evening that Macedonia's former Prime Minister, Nikola Gruevski, travelled through Albania to Montenegro on November 11 via the Hani I Hotit/Bozaj border crossing.
He travelled as a passenger in a car owned by the Hungarian embassy in Albania, according to the police announcement.
The aim of the Digital Agenda is digital transformation and modernisation of public administration, greater cyber security and the improvement of business climate in the region.
The Summit has been opened by Prime Minister of Bulgaria Boyko Borisov and European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society Mariya Gabriel.
The talks will be attended by the prime ministers of Albania, Macedonia, Montenegro, the chairman of the Council of Ministers of Bosnia-Herzegovina, and the prime minister of the interim institutions in Pristina.
The Prime Minister of Serbia Ana Brnabic is also expected to attend the Vienna meeting.
Macedonian authorities on Wednesday said they will ask Hungary to extradite fugitive Ex-PM Nikola Gruevski, who fled to Budapest to evade serving a two-year jail sentence and four more ongoing trials.
Macedonian authorities detained the country's former transport minister, Mile Janakieski, and the former government secretary general, Kiril Bozinovski, on Wednesday after their former boss, ex-prime minister Nikola Gruevski, fled the country to avoid a jail sentence.
The Skopje Criminal Court ordered 30 days of detention for both of them.
Amid an ongoing police search for Nikola Gruevski in Macedonia, a message posted on the former prime minister's Facebook page on Tuesday said that he is in Budapest, seeking political asylum from the authorities there.
"In the past few days I have received numerous threats on my life," said the message.
By the order of the Criminal Court in Skopje, Macedonian police on Monday confirmed that they had issued an arrest warrant for former prime minister Nikola Gruevski who is to serve his two-year jail sentence.
This was issued after the Appeal Court last Friday rejected the former prime minister's appeal for a postponement of his sentence.