Šteiner: Patria Defence Deal Not Rigged

Ljubljana, 4 March - The call for tenders in which the Finnish defence company Patria was chosen in 2006 was not rigged to favour any specific contractor, former chief of the general staff Alojz Šteiner stressed on Monday at the trial linked to the deal, where five stand accused of corruption, including the then PM Janez Janša.

Former army chief of general staff Alojz Šteiner testifies as the corruption trial on the 2006 Patria defence deal resumes at the Ljubljana Local Court.
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