Interior Minister Oliver Spasovski confirmed that his police arrested or is searching for four opposition officials – three former Agriculture Ministers, and one deputy.

Former ministers Ace Spasenovski, Mihail Cvetkov and Ljupco Dimovski, and former deputy minister Kristijan Delev were detained this morning. Spasenovski, Cvetkov and Dimovski are former ministers, all from the small opposition Socialist Party, and Delev, who comes from VMRO-DPMNE, served as deputy minister.

Spasovski said that the ministry will issue a joint press release with the Public Prosecutor’s Office, to detail the allegations against the four.