Army readiness report shows visible though still insufficient progress in 2021

Ljubljana, 4 March - The Slovenian Armed Forces made visible progress in 2021 in terms of readiness on the back of higher defence spending and staffing improvements, but there are still shortcomings and the force is not yet sufficiently prepared to comprehensively operate in wartime, shows an annual report on the army's readiness presented on Friday.

Preident Borut Pahor (centre), Defence Minister Matej Tonin (left) and army chief Maj-Gen Robert Glavaš (right) present the annual report on the readiness of the Slovenian Armed Forces.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

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