Expert warns of civil war in FYROM

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Residents visit destroyed houses in a neighborhood where a shooting took place between police and an armed group in town of Kumanovo, 11 May 2015.

Expert warns of civil war in FYROM


In an interview with Deutsche Welle (DW), Germany’s international broadcaster, Eastern Europe expert Franz-Lothar Altmann warns the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) is on the brink of a civil war.

In the latest turn of events, FYROM’s president accused a group of gunmen, who clashed with police in Kumanovo, of planning terror attacks to destabilise the country. Eight police officers and 14 gunmen died in the fighting, the group was led by five Kosovars according to the government...


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