Report shows extensive political interference in PPE procurement

Ljubljana, 24 April - A report by public broadcaster TV Slovenija on Thursday showed extensive political interference in the procurement of personal protective equipment (PPE), with a senior employee of the Commodities and Reserves Agency pointing a finger at Economy Minister Zdravko Počivalšek, his aides and former executives. Počivalšek denies any wrongdoing.

Zdravko Počivalšek, the minister of economic relations and technology, speaking to the press at the government's daily coronavirus briefing.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

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