FYROM: Parliament strips ex-PM Gruevski of his MP immunity

FYROM: Parliament strips ex-PM Gruevski of his MP immunity

Parliament of fYROMacedonia stripped Tuesday the ex-Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski of his MP immunity by 62 votes in favor.

Earlier today, the Parliament’s Committee on Rules of Procedure and Mandatory-Immunity Issues endorsed the court’s motions for stripping of Gruevski of parliamentary immunity, as he fled from country after being sentenced to two years in prison on corruption-related charges and was granted political asylum in Hungary.

 

The MPs of opposition VMRO-DPMNE did not attend the session./IBNA