President Says Rejecting New Watchdog Head Would Have Been Unacceptable

Ljubljana, 12 March - President Borut Pahor, who has come under a lot of pressure over the controversial appointment of a former Positive Slovenia (PS) member as the head of corruption watchdog, said in a statement on Wednesday that rejecting Boris Štefanec because he used to be a member of a party would have been unacceptable.

President Borut Pahor (centre) defends his decision to appoint Boris Štefanec (left) Corruption Prevention Commission head.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

The rest of this news item is available to subscribers.
The news item consists of 1.205 characters (without spaces) or 229 words words.

Buy the news item. Price: 2 tokens; on account: 0 tokens.

© STA, 2014