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Strike blocks railway traffic in Macedonia - report

Strike blocks railway traffic in Macedonia - report Peter Gudella/

SKOPJE (Macedonia), December 12 (SeeNews) - A strike of workers at Macedonia's railway operator has brought railway traffic in the country to a near standstill, local media reported on Tuesday.

Striking workers at state-owned Macedonian Railways Transport are protesting against delays in wage payment for October, MIA news agency reported.

Only the morning train from Skopje to Gevgelija was operated on Tuesday.

The strike will continue until the wages have been paid, MIA quoted an employees of Macedonian Railways Transport as saying.

In June, workers at the company protested against delays in wage payment and selective wage hikes.