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Minister Downplays Safety Concerns for Troops in Afghanistan

Ljubljana, 19 January - Defence Minister Ljubica Jelusic downplayed concerns about the safety of Slovenian soldiers serving in Afghanistan as she addressed the parliamentary Defence Committee on Wednesday. The concerns were raised after a document emerged pointing to faults in the capability of the contingent.

Ljubljana
Defence Minister Ljubica Jelusic (second from the left) at a session of the parliamentary Defence Committee dedicated to the capability of the Slovenian contingent in Afghanistan.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
A session of the parliamentary Defence Committee dedicated to the capability of the Slovenian contingent in Afghanistan.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
A session of the parliamentary Defence Committee dedicated to the capability of the Slovenian contingent in Afghanistan.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
Defence Minister Ljubica Jelusic (second from the left) at a session of the parliamentary Defence Committee dedicated to the capability of the Slovenian contingent in Afghanistan.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

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