SD secretary general steps down amid turmoil over justice minister

Ljubljana, 6 February - Secretary general of the junior coalition Social Democrats (SD) Klemen Žibert, who has been in the spotlight after Justice Minister Dominika Švarc Pipan accused him of meddling in the ministry's operations in connection to the controversial purchase of a building in Ljubljana, has stepped down.

From left to right: SD leader and Foreign Minister Tanja Fajon, Economy Minister Matjaž Han, who is an SD member, and Klemen Žibert, the party's secretary general, arriving at a coalition meeting in late January.
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