March 22, 2018 / 11:26 AM / a year ago

Slovak president Kiska says police leadership needs to be changed

BRATISLAVA (Reuters) - Slovak President Andrej Kiska said on Thursday he had agreed with new Interior Minister Tomas Drucker that leadership of the country’s police force needs to be replaced.

Kiska appointed a new cabinet on Thursday following the resignation of long-time Prime Minister Robert Fico last week amid public demands for guarantees of an impartial investigation into the murder of an investigative journalist who covered links between politicians and businessmen.

Reporting by Tatiana Jancarikova; Writing by Jan Lopatka; Editing by Gareth Jones

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