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Slovenia sends condolences after deadly hospital fire in North Macedonia

By: P.T., STA

Slovenia expressed condolences to North Macedonia following a fire in a Covid-19 hospital in Tetovo on Wednesday evening, in which at least 14 people have died.

On Twitter, the Foreign Ministry expressed condolences to the people of Tetovo, in particular to those who lost their dearest ones in “this tragic event”. President Borut Pahor meanwhile rang up his Macedonian counterpart Stevo Pendarovski to express his condolences. Defence Minister Matej Tonin said on Twitter he was “shaken by the tragic event in Tetovo”, adding that “our thoughts and prayers go to the Macedonian people and our friends in North Macedonia”.

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