Slovenia to pay €4m for cancelling mega defence deal

The government's decision to cancel a deal on the purchase of armoured personnel carriers closed by the previous government in its dying days will cost Slovenia a little more than €4 million, considerably less than the €70 million some initially thought the cancellation would cost.

The Robert Golob government decided last September to pull out of the €281 million agreement on the purchase of 45 Boxer armoured personnel carriers from the international OCCAR programme after an audit could neither confirm nor deny that the purchase is economical since the prices of comparable vehicles...

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