A religious service in honor of eight defenders, killed in 2001 near the Vejce village was held Saturday at the Church "Ss. Kiril & Metodij" in Tetovo. In addition to the families of deceased, in attendance were Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski, Interior Minister Gordana Jankuloska and Minister of Transport and Communication Mile Janakieski.
- Macedonian Government has been making efforts to support the families of killed defenders. Yesterday, PM Gruevski presented them with keys of apartments, granted in 2002. We shall keep supporting this category of citizens, as they have done a lot for Macedonia, Jankuloska said after the sermon.