Croatian Prime Minister Relieves Injured Defense Minister

Croatian Prime Minister Plenkovic has relieved former-Defense Minister Banozic after a fatal car accident which left the driver of another vehicle dead. His announcement reads below:

I want to express my condolences to the family of Mr. Šari?, who died in this traffic accident…In these circumstances, which are special, I relieved Minister Banoži? of his duties and authorized State Secretary Zdravko Jakop to perform all tasks so that the Ministry of Defense functions in the best way.”