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04.12.2009 14:39
HISTORY, PRESIDENT, INDEPENDENCE
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Fallout from Decoration of Communist Police Head Continues

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Former Interior Minister of Slovenia before the country's independence from Yugoslavia Tomaz Ertl was decorated by President Danilo Tuerk for his role in Operation North.
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Ljubljana, 4 December (STA) - President Danilo Tuerk's decision to decorate a former head of the communist secret police for his role in a key police operation during Slovenia's preparations for independence continues to make waves in Slovenia. While a right-leaning forum joined the side of the critics, an independence war veterans movement welcomed the decoration on Friday.

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04.12.2009 14:39

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