Anti-Graft Boss Says Patria Trial in Finland Expected in Autumn

Ljubljana, 6 August - The head of the Corruption Prevention Commission Drago Kos has told STA that according to information available to him, a judicial investigation in Finland into the alleged bribery in a Patria defence deal with Slovenia is already completed. "The trial will begin in autumn," Kos said on Thursday.

The 2006 procurement of 135 armoured personnel carriers from Patria (one of them pictured) stirring a major political controversy in Slovenia after a Finnish TV report alleged Patria bribed Slovenian officials.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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