Slovenian lawmakers appoint new governor

Boštjan Jazbec
Former governor Boštjan Jazbec
European Central Bank

Boštjan Vasle will become the next governor of Slovenia’s central bank after a narrow majority of the country’s lawmakers voted to confirm him, local media reports.

He will find himself in the middle of a long-running and acrimonious dispute between the central bank and several of the political parties that form Slovenia’s current and previous coalition governments.

Vasle will replace Boštjan Jazbec, who resigned the role in March after saying he had been placed under “intolerable” pressure by

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