Army chief will resign

  • 1998-10-29
  • Daniel Silva
RIGA - After reviewing the findings of an internal investigation by the Defense Ministry into the "apartment affair," President Guntis Ulmanis has requested the resignation of the Commander of the National Armed Forces, Juris Eihmanis.The Commander said he will submit a formal letter of resignation that will outline his reasons for leaving his post within a week of his meeting with the president. The two men met Oct. 26.Speaking on state radio just before their meeting, Ulmanis said the case "represented a series of scandalous legal and ethical violations that undermine the prestige of Latv...
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