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Macedonian Prime Minister Ljubcho Georgievski (C) gestures at his deputy Zoran Krastevski (R) and the Defense Minister Vlado Buchkovski (L) in Skopje on May 13, 2001 during the photo call of the new 'National Unity' Macedonian government. (Oleg Popov/Reuters)
Two Macedonian army soldiers point AK-47 machine-guns at ethnic Albanian guerrilla position in the village of Vakcince, some 40 km (24 miles) northeast from capital Skopje on May 13, 2001. Macedonian politicians haggled over top jobs in an emergency all-party government on Sunday while in the northern hills ethnic Albanian guerrillas denied the loss of 30 rebels to army tank and artillery fire. REUTERS/str
A masked Macedonian policeman patrols the suburbs of the town of Kumanovo, northeast of the capital Skopje May 13, 2001. Ethnic Albanian guerrillas in northern Macedonia dismissed an army claim to have killed about 30 of the rebels, saying it was untrue. 'We haven't had a scratch,' a guerrilla spokesman told Reuters by telephone from the rebel-held area west of Kumanovo. (Oleg Popov/Reuters)
A masked Macedonian policeman in a bunker aims a machine gun at the ethnically mixed village of Mateiche, some 36 km (22 miles) northeast from the capital Skopje on May 13, 2001. Macedonia is to form an emergency national unity government on Sunday, a day after the army said it had killed some 30 ethnic Albanian guerrillas in a heavy bombardment of rebel-held villages and convoys. REUTERS/Oleg Popov
A Macedonian army T-55 tank fires at an ethnic Albanian guerrilla position in the village of Vakcince, some 40 km (24.8 miles) northeast from capital Skopje May 13, 2001. Macedonia is to form an emergency national unity government on Sunday, a day after the army said it had killed some 30 ethnic Albanian guerrillas in a heavy bombardment of rebel-held villages and convoys. REUTERS/Oleg Popov
NEW GOVERNMENT OF POLITICAL UNITY IS ELECTED.
The Macedonian Parliament late Sunday elected the new Government of political unity by 104 votes "for", one "against" and four "restraint".
Ljubcho Georgievski is elected for President of the Government. In his address at the Parliament, prior to the voting, Georgievski said the new Government would focus on stabilization of the country, intensifying of the multiethnic dialogue, and introducing of new election law that would enable fair and democratic elections.
Zoran Krstevski, Kemal Musliu, Xhevdet Nasufi and Ilija Filipovski are new Vice Presidents of the Government.
Ilinka Mitreva is elected for new Foreign Minister, Ljube Boskovski -Interior Minister, Vlado Buckovski - Defense Minister, Ihxet Memeti - Justice Minister, Nikola Gruevski - Finance Minister, Besnik Fetai - Economy Minister, Marjan Gjorcev as Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Supply, Petar Milosevski - Health Minister, Nenad Novkovski - Minister of Education, Bedredin Ibraimi - Minister of Labor and Social Policy, Faik Arslani - Minister of Local Self - Government, Ganka Samoilovska - Cvetanova - Culture Minister, Ljupco Balkovski as Minister of Transport and Communications and Vladimir Dzabirski as Minister of Environment and Urban Planning.
Refet Elmazi is elected for a Deputy Interior Minister, Zoran Teofilovski - Deputy Minister of Justice, Muhamed Halili - Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Petar Duljanov as Deputy Finance Minister, Zoran Vitanov - Deputy Minister of Economy, Jovan Damcevski - Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Supply, Muharem Nexhipi - Deputy Health Minister, Sabri Asan - Deputy Minister of Education, Risto Georgiev - Deputy Minister of Labor and Social Policy, Petre Trajkovski - Deputy Minister of Local Self - Government, Eleonora Petrova Mitevska - Deputy Culture Minister, Tome Trombev - Deputy Minister of Transport and Communications and Marjan Dodovski - Deputy Minister of Environment and Urban Planning.