The EU Delegation strongly condemns any form of violence and is concerned about the reported incident in Shutka prison, in which ex-ministers Mile Janakieski and Spiro Ristovki were physically attacked.

The EU delegation strongly condemns any form of violence and is concern about the incident that took place at the Shutka prison. We expect an investigation into this incident and accountability, reads the EU Delegation’s statement regarding the incident in the Shutka prison.

Regarding the court procedures in relation to the incidents of 27 April, the Delegation stated that they would not comment on them.

In general, we expect the court institutions to do their work professionally and independently, reads the statement of the EU Delegation in the country.