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Macedonia elections results: nationalist opposition party wins

Macedonia elections results: nationalist opposition party wins
Macedonia elections results: nationalist opposition party wins

Voting on Wednesday passed off relatively peacefully, despite violence during the campaign. BBC News reports.

The elections, Macedonia's fifth since it broke with the former Yugoslavia in 1991, could make or break the country's chances of beginning accession talks with Brussels in the foreseeable future. The government hopes that, after elections seen by the international community as free and fair, a final date for membership negotiations will be set, the Independent reports.