Senior NATO and EU member states representatives were tapped during their visit to Macedonia, said the leader Zoran Zaev for the Bulgarian news agency “Focus“.

The recorded conversations owned by Zaev include former NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen during his visit to Skopje, 22nd of May 2014, and Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov, who was in Macedonia on 17th of February 2013, three days before his government to resign.

Zaev revealed for “Focus” that the recordings contain mostly private conversations of senior officials.

Meeting of Macedonian PM Nikola Gruevski with his Bulgarian counterpart Boyko Borisov
Meeting of Macedonian PM Nikola Gruevski with his Bulgarian counterpart Boyko Borisov

The agency reports that we still do not know whether the talks will be disclosed at a press conference before the SDSM leader gives them to Borisov and Rasmussen.

Zaev previously submitted recordings of wiretapped conversations to six diplomats, including, as noted by “Focus”, two US ambassadors, as well as senior representatives of the Bulgarian Embassy in Macedonia. Earlier, Zaev also submitted the recorded conversations to the Italian Ambassador to Macedonia.