"Macedonia: Behind the Turkish Boycott in Macedonia: Interview with Kenan Hasipi
Posted on Thursday, February 24 @ 15:00:00 EST by CDeliso
Kenan Hasipi, the 50 year-old leader of the Turkish Democratic Party (TDP), has been making waves recently with his party�s decision to boycott the upcoming local elections in the municipality of Vrapciste, which is slated to be combined with a neighboring Albanian one (Negotino). We spoke with him Wednesday in a special interview that covered everything from why the TDP will boycott and the precedents on which their fears are based, to Hasipi�s political prognoses for Turkish candidates in other municipalities as well as his thoughts on the future of Macedonia�s Turkish population. "
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