The Minister of Defence has left from - for financial fraudsthe resignation declared the Minister of Defence of Republic Macedonia Ljuben Paunovsky.
the intensity which has not arisen in last months on kosovsko - Macedonian border, and participation of the minister in financial scandal became the Reason of it.
the head of military department has declared that “ should bear moral and political responsibility “ for financial scandal in which participated, but which “ has arisen not through his fault “.
Earlier one of private TV channels of the country has published the information, according to which in the end of 2000 from the account of the Ministry of Defence into the account of unknown firm “ HS Company “ in Skopje have been translated 3 million marks. And scandal has inflamed, when was found out that the owner of this firm is the relative of the Minister of Defence.
Ljuben Paunovsky has told that itself did not participate in financial transfer of 11 million DM, but recognised that “ some part of this money has been translated into its personal account “ also this part intended for needs of the Ministry of Defence of Macedonia.