Thousands in fresh protest against Macedonian president

Protesters ransack the public office of President Gjorge Ivanov in Skopje on April 13, 2016 as several thousand people took the streets to demand resignation of the presidentThousands of Macedonian opposition supporters took to the streets for the fifth day on Saturday calling for President Gjorge Ivanov to resign and for legislative elections scheduled for June to be postponed. “The people have come out on the streets again to send a message to President Ivanov.” said Pavle Bogojevski, one of those taking part in the protest in the capital Skopje. The date was officially set on Friday despite the angry anti-government rallies that have been taking place each evening in protest at Ivanov’s decision to halt probes into more than 50 public figures, including top politicians embroiled in a wire-tapping scandal.

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