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
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

Top stories

Israeli artist Menachem Edelman-Landau who lives in Banská Štiavnica.

Life of Israeli artist changed forever after he painted a Slovak woman

Painter Menachem Edelman-Landau had to alter his travel plans after an unexpected event turned his life upside down.


20. jun

News digest: Salvator pharmacy will resume its original function

Bratislava marks the 280th anniversary of Maria Theresa's coronation, what to do with unwanted books, and decommissioning a former nuclear plant might take longer than planned.


24. jun
The Knihotaxi runs every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in Bratislava.

‘Book Taxi’ – new service to sell old books launches

Novels need not end up in trash, says company behind scheme.


24. jun
SkryťClose ad