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Slobodan Milosevic will be buried in the capital of Yugoslavia

March 15 2006
08:20

The deceased's family lawyer Zdenko Tomanovich told BBC that Milosevic's body will arrive in the Serbian capital on Wednesday. When the funeral will take place remains unknown.

Earlier, Milosevic's family has accused the Serbian authorities that they would not allow to be buried in Belgrade.

Slobodan Milosevic, who was standing at the head of Serbia during the Balkan wars of the 1990's, died of a heart attack at age 64.

On Tuesday evening the body of Slobodan Milosevic, was transferred from the institute where the autopsy was carried out in Schiphol airport in Amsterdam. Prior to this, there came the son of Slobodan Milosevic.

Marko Milosevic said his father was killed, and accused the official Belgrade in an attempt to prevent the burial of the body of Milosevic in his homeland.

The Belgrade court decided to temporarily suspend an arrest warrant for Milosevic's widow Mira Markovic, which was declared in Serbia wanted on fraud charges.

Mira Markovic, who lives in Russia, can theoretically come to the funeral. In an interview with the Serbian media, it advocated "modest funeral," her husband in his hometown of Pozarevac.

By order of the judge, the World Markovic will be given assurances that it will not be arrested, if the surrender her passport on arrival in Belgrade and will be on the agenda in court. Lawyers paid for her bail of 18 thousand dollars.

Milosevic's widow should give evidence on a relatively small-scale fraud. Police would also like to ask her questions about the killing of former Serbian president Ivan Stambolic - a political opponent of her husband.

Tuesday at a meeting of the Hague Tribunal was formally announced the completion of the Milosevic case, reported BBC.

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