Foreign Affairs Minister Bujar Osmani said that the bodies of the Macedonian citizens killed in the devastating bus accident in Bulgaria will be returned by the end of next week. Initial expectations were that they will be returned by Tuesday, after they have been identified using DNA samples from their relatives.

I intent to get in contact with the families to hear their expectations for the transfer of the bodies and the further procedures, Osmani said.

45 people were killed in the Besa Trans bus disaster south of Sofia that happened on Tuesday morning, many of them children and minors, who were returning with their families from a trip to Istanbul.