Probe into ventilator procurement triggers resignation of interior minister

Ljubljana, 30 June - Police conducted house searches around the country Tuesday over suspected abuse of office in the procurement of medical ventilators. The probe, which also targeted the economy minister, prompted the resignation of the police commissioner as well as interior minister, who, like PM Janez Janša, claims the investigation is politically motivated.

Interior Minister Aleš Hojs announces his resignation.
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