Pinter: Asylum Office committed no error

The minister attended the national security committee's session

MH – 2018.11.22. 08:57 –

“The Office of Immigration and Asylum committed no error during its report at Tuesday’s session of Parliament’s National Security Committee”, Minister of Interior Sándor Pintér declared in a statement to reporters following the body’s extraordinary session on Wednesday about Nikola Gruevski's case, reports.

“The Immigration Office provided information on the asylum procedure of Nikola Gruevski in a precise, professional and legal manner”, he stressed, adding that the Office can never disclose the details of the procedure, only to the UN.

The Minister of Interior also showed reporters what the official decision looks like that is issued when an asylum request is decided upon, pointing out that it has no justification section relating to certain actions, and only includes legal points.

Nikola Gruevski was Prime Minister of Macedonia from 2006 to 2016. Last week, an international arrest warrant was issued against him for not serving the two-year term in prison to which he was sentenced for abuse of office. Last Tuesday, the politician wrote on his Facebook page that he is in Budapest and has requested political asylum from the Hungarian authorities.