Prosecutors demand jail for Macedonian opposition leader Zaev on corruption charges

Prosecutors in Macedonia have demanded jail sentence for the leader of the Macedonian opposition, Zoran Zaev, on charges of bribery and corruption.

According to the charges, Zaev, who is the current mayor of Strumica, demanded 200 000 euro from a citizen to privatise a state-owned land. The Criminal Court in Skopje said that it has received the case against Zaev and that he may be sentenced to up to five years in jail if found guilty.

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