Opposition accuses Macedonian government of tapping reporters' phones

February 25, 2015 6:53 PM

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Opposition accuses Macedonian government of tapping reporters' phones

SKOPJE (Reuters) - Macedonia's opposition leader accused the government on Wednesday of illegally wire-tapping around 100 journalists to cement control over the media, the latest revelation in a scandal that Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski blamed on foreign spies.

Opposition Social Democrat leader Zoran Zaev, charged last month by police with plotting to bring down the government, played to a packed press conference audio tapes that he said demonstrated the extent of government influence over the media. A voice he identified as Gruevski's was among them.

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