Economy minister says mask purchasing story turned into orchestrated hit job

Ljubljana/Ljubno ob Savinji, 24 April - Economy Minister Zdravko Počivalšek has rejected accusations of wrongdoing in the purchasing of protective personal equipment, describing the latest stories in the media as an orchestrated "hunt on my head". He acknowledged things could have been done better, but he said the situation at the start of the epidemic had been unprecedented.

Economy Minister Zdravko Počivalšek speaks to the press after the daily coronavirus briefing.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

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