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Defence Committee Rejects Opposition's Claims on Arms Deal

Ljubljana, 13 February - The parliamentary Defence Committee rejected on Tuesday all resolutions that opposition MPs wanted passed at an extraordinary parliament session on Thursday. The parliament will discuss the contentious purchase of armoured personnel carriers about which, the opposition claims, Defence Minister Karl Erjavec misled the public.

Ljubljana, National Assembly
Defence Minister Karl Erjavec at a session of the parliamentary Defence Committee on a disputed arms deal.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

Ljubljana, National Assembly
Defence Minister Karl Erjavec at a session of the parliamentary Defence Committee on a disputed arms deal.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

Ljubljana, National Assembly
Defence Minister Karl Erjavec (centre) at a session of the parliamentary Defence Committee on a disputed arms deal.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

Ljubljana, National Assembly
President of the parliamentary Defence Committee Anton Anderlic at the committee's session on a disputed arms deal.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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