Motion to give army police powers voted down on committee

Ljubljana, 2 April - The parliamentary Defence Committee rejected Wednesday night a motion to give the Slovenian Armed Forces limited police powers to control the border that the government said was essential to help relieve the burden on police officers so they can better be deployed to help keep the coronavirus epidemic in check.

Razor wire on the Slovenia-Croatia border.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA
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