Nikola Gruevski

Bulgaria's PM Borisov Met with his Macedonian Counterpart Zaev

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borissov met with Macedonia's Prime minister, Zoran Zaev on 15th of November in Sofia. A joint meeting of the governments of Bulgaria and Macedonia will be held in early December. The two prime ministers will jointly open the section of Struma motorway between Sandanski and Kresna, reports BNT. 

Macedonia's Gruevski Fled via Albania and Montenegro, Police Confirm

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.

Gruevski sought asylum at Hungarian embassy outside FYROM

Ex prime minister of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Nikola Gruevski has sought asylum at a Hungarian representation outside FYROM, Budapest said on Thursday, after he fled to Hungary earlier this week.

Gruevski, who resigned in 2016 after 10 years in power, left for Budapest six months after he was sentenced to two years in prison on corruption-related charges.

Gruevski's Escape Spells Detention for His Former Associates

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.