The Mayor of Skopje’s Butel district Velimir Smilevski denies the reports that his bodyguard attacked a municipal employee earlier this week.

The Mayor of Butel categorically denies and rejects the article, its title and content, as false and a deliberate attempt to ruin his reputation and to portray him in a negative light. The Mayor doesn’t have a bodyguard or a personal driver, and is not involved with the incident in any way. We demand that all news sites who published this false report to retract it and publicly apologize, Smilevski’s press release informed.