Veteran leader Gruevski seeks comeback in Macedonian poll


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  • Sunday, 11 Dec 2016

People walk under a poster of the candidate for the early parliamentary elections in Skopje, Macedonia December 7, 2016. REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski

SKOPJE (Reuters) - Macedonia's veteran nationalist leader Nikola Gruevski sought re-election as prime minister on Sunday almost a year after stepping down in an EU-brokered deal to end a crisis over a long-standing corruption scandal.

Most recent opinion polls have shown a lead for his centre-right VMRO-DPMNE party, which has led governing coalitions in the former Yugoslav republic for the best part of a decade.

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