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Army chief replaced after NATO test blunder

Ljubljana, 22 February - The government dismissed on Thursday Major General Andrej Osterman as the chief of the general staff of the Slovenian Armed Forces, appointing his deputy Alan Geder as replacement. The move comes after an elite brigade failed a NATO combat readiness test last week.

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The Chief of the General Staff, Major General Andrej Osterman
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Prime Minister Miro Cerar speaks to the press after a government session
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Prime Minister Miro Cerar speaks to the press after a government session
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

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Defence Minister Andreja Katič speaks to the press after a government session
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