The exhumation of the civilians from Ljuboten begins.
On April 8, teams of the Hague Tribunal for War Crimes and of the
Macedonian police started with exhumation of 10 bodies, ethnic Albanians,
from Ljuboten, who died in august of the last year. Two bodies were
exhumed on April 8, and two more on April 11.
Displaced persons from Lipkovo region ask for temporary
Since the efforts of the displaced ethnic Macedonians and Serbs from
the Lipkovo region to pay a visit to their homes have been ending
unsuccessfully, they asked from the mayor of Kumanovo municipality to
provide them a location where a temporary colony would be built.
The DPA temporarily exited from the Coordination
Council of the Albanians.
On April 9, the Democratic Party of the Albanians left from the
meeting of the Coordination Council of the Albanians due to the refusal of
the PDP and NDP to denounce the attack on the alternative head office of
the DPA in Tetovo which happened on April 3. Another meeting of the
Council took place on April 10, but without DPA members.
The Law for disarmament approved.
On April 9, the Macedonian Government approved the Law for
disarmament. The disarmament would take place based on a public call, and
the people who illegally possess weaponry ought to surrender it in period
of 45 days. If they do not do that they would be sanctioned according to