Slovenia has appointed major-General Alenka Ermenc the head of the General staff of the Armed forces of the state. This in the history of the country was not.
Reuters informs about this, reports UKRINFORM.
“Slovenia has appointed major-General Alenka Ermenc chief of staff of the army, making her the only woman who heads the armed forces of NATO countries”, – stated in the message.
Arment came in armed forces in 1991, when Slovenia declared independence, the future head of the General staff studied at military institutions in Britain.
Her appointment occurred after the change of government in September, when the Prime Minister, the center-left Marjan Sarek headed the government after the next election in Slovenia.