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Slovenia's development, EU cohesion minister resigns

Author Iskra Pavlova
Slovenia's development, EU cohesion minister resigns Iztok Puric resigns as Slovenia's minister for development and cohesion, Photo: Slovenian govt

LJUBLJANA (Slovenia), September 23 (SeeNews) - Slovenia's development, strategic projects and EU cohesion minister Iztok Puric resigned for personal reasons, the government in Ljubljana said.

Puric submitted his resignation on September 20, the government said in a brief note on Friday without providing details.

He is the second development minister in the cabinet of prime minister Marjan Sarec to resign in less than a year

Puric, a member of the social-liberal Party of Alenka Bratusek (SAB), was voted in as minister in Sarec's government in December 2018, following the resignation of his predecessor Marko Bandelli.