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Appointments announced for Slovakia’s military intelligence services

Defence Minister Martin Glváč appointed Ľubomír Skuhra the new director of the country's military counter-intelligence unit, the Military Defence Intelligence (VOS), and Robert Tibenský was named director of the Military Intelligence Service (VSS), the TASR newswire reported based on a statement by the Defence Ministry spokesman Milan Vanga. Skuhra previously worked in Slovakia's intelligence services and held the post of VOS director between 2006 and 2010 during the first term of Robert Fico's government. "The iron door between the ministry and VOS has been re-opened. Mr. Skuhra has my trust and along with VSS director Robert Tibenský they will be key persons in carrying out a merger of the institutions," said Glváč.

Defence Minister Martin Glváč appointed Ľubomír Skuhra the new director of the country's military counter-intelligence unit, the Military Defence Intelligence (VOS), and Robert Tibenský was named director of the Military Intelligence Service (VSS), the TASR newswire reported based on a statement by the Defence Ministry spokesman Milan Vanga. Skuhra previously worked in Slovakia's intelligence services and held the post of VOS director between 2006 and 2010 during the first term of Robert Fico's government.

"The iron door between the ministry and VOS has been re-opened. Mr. Skuhra has my trust and along with VSS director Robert Tibenský they will be key persons in carrying out a merger of the institutions," said Glváč.

He said Tibenský and Skuhra will charged with drafting legislation for the planned merger of VOS and VSS.

Source: TASR

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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