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Jun 30, 2020, 20:22
Interior Minister Aleš Hojs told the press on Tuesday that he had tendered his resignation to PM Janez Janša and that Janša accepted it. Hojs, who suggested the investigation into ventilator procurement showed the police were serving the deep state, added he had accepted the resignation of Police Commissioner Anton Travner before that.
Jun 30, 2020, 19:42
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.
Jun 30, 2020, 18:58
Contrary to previous announcements, Slovenia has decided not to delist Croatia as a Covid-19 safe country based on new assessments and steps taken by the country.
Jun 30, 2020, 13:36
President Borut Pahor will pay an official visit to Hungary on Thursday. Talks with his counterpart Janos Ader are expected to touch on a variety of bilateral and international issues.
Jun 30, 2020, 13:30
The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) is reportedly conducting house searches at 11 locations today over suspected abuse of office in the March procurement of medical ventilators. According to the news portal nezenzurirano.si, police have also visited the Economy Ministry and are investigating the EUR 8.8 million deal with Geneplanet.
Jun 30, 2020, 13:16
Slovenia recorded 15 new coronavirus cases from 1,085 tests on Monday, the highest since 24 April, with the number of active cases hitting 101 and the total case count 1,600.
Jun 30, 2020, 12:28
Consumer prices in Slovenia decreased by 0.3% on average in June year-on-year despite a 1.3% rise compared to the previous month. The annual deflation has been primarily a result of lower prices of petroleum derivatives (contributing 1.2 percentage points), show Statistics Office data released on Tuesday.