President Ivanov announces an amnesty for all politicians under investigation

President Ivanov announces an amnesty for all politicians under investigation

Skopje, 12 April 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency

By Naser Pajaziti

President of FYROM, George Ivanov issued a decree today which offers amnesty for all politicians who are being investigated as part of the wiretapping affair.

According to him, this decision suspends all criminal proceedings against politicians, with the aim of protecting state and national interest, which he considers as an opportunity to solve the political crisis.

“In order to contribute for the solution of the political crisis and relax relations between political sides and being aware that the consequences for the state if this action is not taken, can be harsh, I am acting in the interest of the state, nation and stability and decided to put an end to the agony in the Republic of Macedonia”, Ivanov said.

He said that this decree has immediate effect, while stressing that the crisis is in the interest of foreign elements, who are using political leaders to meet their aims. /balkaneu.com/