In the Parliament of the Republic of Macedonia found an explosive device

An improvised explosive device was discovered and defused by police in the Assembly of Macedonia in Skopje, said on Wednesday, may 3, RIA Novosti with reference to the Macedonian news portal MKD.

According to the portal, the chief of the Parliament security service Goran Ancevski reported to the police that the corridor on the first floor, found a gas cylinder for refilling lighters with attached to it with a firecracker with the fuse. The arrived police carried out the neutralization.

It is noted that during the discovery of a homemade bomb on the street in front of the Meeting was a demonstration and was located the police cordon. In a press-service of the interior Ministry has not yet commented on the incident.

Thursday, April 27, in Skopje started a riot after a majority vote of the deputies of the Social democratic Union of Macedonia (SDSM) and their coalition partners with speaker of the Assembly was elected ethnic Albanian Talat Haveri. As a result, the supporters of the movement “For a United Macedonia” entered the Parliament. In the fight suffered a few dozen people, including the leader of the social Democrats Zoran zaeva. The special forces managed to evacuate blocked in the building of deputies, but during the incident, according to the Republican interior Ministry, were injured 10 policemen.

Jaferi became the first ethnic Albanian on the post of the speaker of the Parliament of Macedonia after the Balkan country gained independence from Yugoslavia in 1991. Ethnic Albanians make up a third of the population of Macedonia.