15. Mai 2007
note to editors
PACE member to visit Skopje to seek information on the circumstances
President Trajkovski’s death
Strasbourg, 15.05.2007 - A member of the Legal Affairs Committee of the
Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly will visit Skopje to seek
supplementary information before deciding whether or not to recommend a
thorough investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of the
former President of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Boris
Andreas Gross (Switzerland, SOC) has been authorized by the committee to
make the visit, though no date or program has been decided yet.
Twenty-one Assembly members have signed a motion requesting an investigation
«to clarify the allegedly suspicious death of former President Boris
Trajkovski», who died in an air crash in February 2004.
Additional clarification from ag:
Andreas Gross has the task to draw up the most important facts, the still
open questions, which are not answered in a satisfying way and all the
contradictions which are to be observed and considered around the death of
the former present. His report and list will serve as a base for the
committee and the bureau of the Assembly to decide how to go on with the
Motion submitted by the MP's of the CoE.