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The protests are still ongoing because of the new name of Macedonia: Skopje and Thessaloniki have risen, there are people who are arrested (PHOTO)

"Pyrotechnics, brass knuckles, a scalpel, masks, protective masks with filters and other objects" were found with the arrested people and appropriate charges will be filed against them

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A small group of citizens also protested peacefully against the signing of an agreement with Greece regarding the name issue on Sunday night in front of the Macedonian parliament, the MIA reports.

Historic moment: Macedonia and Greece signed the agreement about the name (PHOTO) (VIDEO)

It is stated that a few protesters blocked the streets in front of the parliament, while the other participants of the protest were in front of the improvised camp with tents in the park "Wives of the Fighters".

The Macedonian agency reports that one police vehicle was placed in Boulevard on October 11th, and the traffic was redirected to the surrounding streets.

ARRESTS IN MACEDONIA 

Macedonian police say that nine people were arrested for pyrotechnics, masks, and cold weapons during the protests against the Agreement with Greece.

As it is stated, those nine people were arrested during the checks on multiple locations in the center of Skopje due protest rally held in front of Sobranie of Macedonia.

"Pyrotechnics, brass knuckles, a scalpel, masks, protective masks with filters and other objects" were found with the arrested people and appropriate charges will be filed against them. 

The police reported that around 21:40 more people with masts started throwing rocks at the police in front of the parliament but they retreated immediately.

PROTEST IN THESSALONIKI 

Thousands of Greeks, according to the police estimates, protested in Thessaloniki against the bilateral agreement which changes the name of their foreign neighbor into the "Republic of Northern Macedonia".

"Political traitors", written on the boards among 4.000 protesters, reported by the AFP journalist.

Foto: AP/Tanjug

Some demonstrators - mostly from the far right - attacked the local offices of the ruling coalition parties - Syriza and AN-EL (Independent Greeks).

The police scattered them with firing tear gas.

Foto: AP/Tanjug

VIDEO: Greeks don't want to accept the agreed name for Macedonia

(Telegraf.co.uk / Tanjug / Beta)

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