The VMRO-DPMNE leader Nikola Gruevski called on the judicial authorities to resist any pressures and carry on regardless, working in complete accordance with the law.

“VMRO-DPMNE encourages the judicial authorities not to succumb to any pressures, and to work exclusively in accordance with the law to the letter, and not allow themselves to be drawn into a political campaign” said Gruevski, while attending a function to promote projects for the youth.

Gruevski’s statement follows the Basic Court, Skopje 1, today, rejected the request from the Special Prosecutor’s Office for the detainment of eight suspects accused of electoral irregularities in Operation Titanic.