Skopje, March 4th, 2001
Security and political situationAllowed, then prevented entry of the police in the Tetovo area…
On February 25, the ethnically mixed police patrols were supposed to enter in 15 villages in the Tetovo area, however they did enter in three of them: Bogovinje, Pirok and Zerovjane. The same day the local Albanian population disallowed the police to patrol in their villages. On March 1, the ethnically mixed police patrols entered for the first time in nine months in Drenovec 1 and Drenovec 2 Tetovo communities, but they will be allowed to stay there until March 15, until when the police checkpoint located near the city stadium should be dislocated. …and in Kumanovo area. On February 27, the police patrols were disallowed to enter in the village of Opae due to the detention of two women in an action when 12 persons were arrested.
12 suspects arrested.
political parties reached agreement about the text of the amnesty Law.
Coordination Council of the Albanians established.