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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.

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

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