Slovenian military froze to death on exercise in Norway


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Soldiers of Slovenia, which took part in NATO exercises in Norway, complained about the cold in the uniform. It is reported RIA Novosti with reference to the publishing business.

As told to Lieutenant Colonel Uros, Trinco, commander of the Slovenian military exercises, many of his subordinates complained about the outfit and especially the shoes “does not protect them from the Norwegian cold and moisture.”

The Ministry of defence of Slovenia noted that medical assistance was not required in any military. According to the Slovenian Minister of defence Karl Erjavec, the military complaints “thoroughly” investigate.

Clarifies that shaped boots with Slovenian troops on maneuvers are 80 euros for a couple. The temperature in Palmdale, which hosted the field portion of the exercise ranged from minus 23 to plus seven degrees.

In September during exercises in Norway, the frozen soldiers from the Netherlands. Suppliers forms did not have time to deliver winter clothing in time. State Secretary of the Dutch Ministry of defence Barbara Visser said that each of the soldiers will receive compensation for uniforms in the amount of one thousand euros.

Strategic NATO exercises Trident Juncture 2018 (the”Single Trident NATO 2018″) conducted in Norway from October to November. In them take part more than 40 thousand troops from 31 countries — member States of the Alliance, and their partners, such as Sweden and Finland. This is the most large-scale maneuvers on the Northern flank of NATO after the cold war.

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