Skopje, 18 September 2020 (MIA) – The trial against organizers of April 27 Parliament storming is set to resume at the Skopje-based Criminal Court on Friday. At a proposal by the defence, the court is to hear testimonies of eight former MPs, including Talat Xhaferi.
At the request of the defence of former parliament speaker Trajko Veljanoski, several MPs including Ilija Dimovski, Blagoj Despotovski, Vesna Damchevska Ilievska and Vesna Pemova testified as witnesses at the previous hearing in court.
Judge Ilija Trpkov presides over the trial.
Former parliament speaker Trajko Veljanoski, ex-transport minister Mile Janakieski, ex-education minister Spiro Ristovski, and former Administration for Security and Counterintelligence director Vladimir Atanasovski are charged in the trial with “terrorist endangerment of the constitutional order and security.”