Parts: Justice minister deserves a second chance

  • 2003-05-22
  • Aleksei Gunter
TALLINNPrime Minister Juhan Parts said on May 19 that Justice Minister Ken-Marti Vaher deserved a second chance and rejected Vaher's offer to resign over several minor traffic violations.Vaher told the prime minister's office on May 15 that he was ready to resign."My decision was solid – Vaher must be forgiven," said Parts, who is also head of the Res Publica party. "First, he did not break the oath of office. Second, Vaher is neither incompetent nor malicious nor lazy."Vaher, 28, one of the key members of Res Publica party, was cited May 10 for driving 134 kilometers per hour in a 90-kph z...
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