Macedonia Declares Sunday Mourning Day over Ohrid Tragedy

Society | September 5, 2009, Saturday // 14:48
Bulgaria: Macedonia Declares Sunday Mourning Day over Ohrid Tragedy Macedonian PM Gruevski has promised full assistance to the Bulgarian authorities over the tragedy in Ohrid. Photo by EPA/BGNES

The Macedonian government is holding Saturday an emergency meeting over the tragic accident in which a ship with Bulgarian tourists sank in the Ohrid Lake.

The Macedonian government is going to declare Sunday a national mourning day over the tragedy in which at least 13 Bulgarian tourists have died, BGNES reported.

Earlier on Saturday in a telephone conversation, Macedonian PM Nikola Gruevski assured his Bulgarian counterpart Boyko Borisov that Macedonian authorities would provide full assistance to the Bulgarian diplomats.


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