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MoD Says APCs Not up to Slovenia Commitments to NATO

Ljubljana, 5 December - Defence Minister Ljubica Jelusic announced on Friday that the ministry would try to change the controversial contract with the Finnish defence contractor Patria because the armoured personnel vehicles (APC) supplied under it would not allow Slovenia to meet its commitments to NATO.

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Defence Minister Ljubica Jelusic (right) and the head of Logistics Directorate Igor Nered commenting on the Patria defence deal.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

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Defence Ministry officials commenting on the Patria defence deal.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

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Defence Minister Ljubica Jelusic (left) and State Secretary Uros Krek commenting on the Patria defence deal.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

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Defence Minister Ljubica Jelusic (left) and State Secretary Uros Krek commenting on the Patria defence deal.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

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Defence Minister Ljubica Jelusic commenting on the Patria defence deal.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

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Ministry of Defence commenting on the Patria defence deal.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

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