Regarding the gunfight in Kumanovo this morning, delegation of the European Union in Skopje calls for calmness from the public and asks to wait for the facts to be determined by the relevant authorities.

“Delegation of the European Union is closely monitoring reports of the police operation, which is ongoing in the area of Kumanovo, in which there was an exchange of gunfire. We are in contact with the authorities and political parties. We strongly appeal to all citizens and political actors to remain calm and wait for the relevant authorities to establish the facts. We hope to avoid an escalation of tensions,” reads the statement of the EU delegation.