Committee Asks Govt to Review Fate of Patria Deal

Ljubljana, 1 September - The parliamentary Defence Committee on Tuesday called on the government to review legal options for revoking the deal with Finnish defence contractor Patria for 8-wheeled armoured personnel carriers.

Ljubljana
An urgent session of the parliamentary Defence Committee discussing the Court of Audit's latest report on the disputed purchase of Patria army personnel carriers.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
Defence Minister Ljubica Jelusic (left) and Jozef Jerovsek of the opposition Democrats (centre) at an urgent session of the parliamentary Defence Committee discussing the Court of Audit's latest report on the disputed purchase of Patria army personnel carriers.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
Defence Minister Ljubica Jelusic (left) at an urgent session of the parliamentary Defence Committee discussing the Court of Audit's latest report on the disputed purchase of Patria army personnel carriers.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
Igor Soltes (centre), the president of the Court of Audit, and Army Chief-of-Staff, Major General Alojz Steiner (left), former defence and incumbent environment minister, at a session of the parliamentary Defence Committee discussing the Court of Audit's latest report on the disputed purchase of Patria army personnel carriers.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
Defence Minister Ljubica Jelusic (right) and Environment Minister Karl Erjavec at an urgent session of the parliamentary Defence Committee discussing the Court of Audit's latest report on the disputed purchase of Patria army personnel carriers.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
Igor Soltes (right), the president of the Court of Audit, and Karl Erjavec (left), former defence and incumbent environment minister, at a session of the parliamentary Defence Committee discussing the Court of Audit's latest report on the disputed purchase of Patria army personnel carriers.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
An urgent session of the parliamentary Defence Committee discussing the Court of Audit's latest report on the disputed purchase of Patria army personnel carriers.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
Army Chief-of-Staff, Major General Alojz Steiner (centre), at an urgent session of the parliamentary Defence Committee discussing the Court of Audit's latest report on the disputed purchase of Patria army personnel carriers.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
Defence Minister Ljubica Jelusic (right) and Environment Minister Karl Erjavec at an urgent session of the parliamentary Defence Committee discussing the Court of Audit's latest report on the disputed purchase of Patria army personnel carriers.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
An urgent session of the parliamentary Defence Committee discussing the Court of Audit's latest report on the disputed purchase of Patria army personnel carriers.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
An urgent session of the parliamentary Defence Committee discussing the Court of Audit's latest report on the disputed purchase of Patria army personnel carriers.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
Karl Erjavec, former defence and incumbent environment minister, speaks to the press after a session of the parliamentary Defence Committee discussing the Court of Audit's latest report on the disputed purchase of Patria army personnel carriers.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
Igor Soltes, the president of the Court of Audit, at a session of the parliamentary Defence Committee discussing the Court of Audit's latest report on the disputed purchase of Patria army personnel carriers.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

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