New Anti-Corruption Commission Deputies Resign

Ljubljana, 11 March - The recently appointed deputy presidents of the Commission for the Prevention of Corruption, Jurij Ferme and Darko Stare, handed in their resignations on Tuesday, less than a week after they were appointed by President Borut Pahor in what has turned out to be a highly controversial staffing decision.

Jurij Ferme (left) and Darko Stare (right) resign as new deputy heads of the national anti-corruption watchdog even before they would take office on 31 March, whereas its new head Boris Å tefanec (centre) says he would not step down.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

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