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Gruevski’s defense to appeal the verdict in “Tank” case

Media reports, as well as the warnings of the opposition and the defendants in the “Tank” case, have been realized. Former assistant minister of interior Gjoko Popovski was sentenced Wednesday to six-and-a-half years in prison, while second defendant, former prime minister Nikola Gruevski received a two-year prison sentence in the Special Prosecutor’s Office case dubbed “Tank” over the purchase of a luxury Mercedes.

Following the pronunciation of the verdict, the defense expressed its dissatisfied with the court’s decision and said that it would submit a serious appeal.