The situation in Butel is relatively calm after tonight tensions after a group of Macedonians went to take back the place where the 55 metre cross should be constructed.Yesterday supporters of DUI occupied the place.

A smaller group of Macedonians are still there, but the police keep are making sure they keep their distance of one kilometer from where group who are camping at the site, who do not agree with the construction of the cross.

Police are equipped with water cannons and armored vehicles.
Citizens gathered “in defense of the cross,” palace containers and were chanting nationalist slogans.

The camp where citizens are against the construction of the cross, the situation is calm, but also has increased police security.

Otherwise, the situation is unusually calm in Bit Pazaar and in Cair, and vehicles are being diverted only until the end of Topansko Pole, in front of the entrance of Butel.

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