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Ombudsman Pick Looks to Be a Challenge for Pahor

Ljubljana, 3 January - President Borut Pahor started consultations with parliamentary parties on the candidate for a new human rights ombudsman on Thursday. Party officials refused to disclose their favourites, but they indicated it would be a challenge for Pahor to pick a candidate capable of securing the required two-thirds majority in parliament.

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Citizens' List (DL) MP Katarina Hočevar talks to President Borut Pahor as he starts consultations on a candidate for human rights ombudsman
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Ljubljana
SocDem deputy group leader Janko Veber talks to reporters after holding talks with President Borut Pahor on a candidate for human rights ombudsman
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

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Jože Tanko of the senior coalition Democratic Party (SDS) talks to reporters after honding consultations with President Borut Pahor to pick candidates for human rights ombudsman and deputy president of the Court of Audit.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

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President Borut Pahor (left) meets Jože Tanko of the senior coalition Democratic Party (SDS) as part of consultations to pick candidates for human rights ombudsman and deputy president of the Court of Audit.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Ljubljana
President Borut Pahor (left) meets Jani Möderndorfer of the opposition Positive Slovenia (PS) as part of consultations to pick candidates for human rights ombudsman and deputy president of the Court of Audit.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

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President Borut Pahor (centre) starts consultations on a candidate for human rights ombudsman.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

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