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More than 20 SRS workers will be rotated in their posts

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RURotation of managers and deputies of the State Revenue Service’s offices and ‘suspicious’ workers will apply to more than 20 workers, admits Director of SRS Inara Petersone.

In her interview to Rīta panorāma programme, Petersone did not say if Kaspars Cerneckis is among the workers who are to be rotated in their posts, as reported by lsm.lv.

Petersone said that SRS had begun analyzing declarations of SRS workers last year. Information has been passed on to the security office. Security officials will assess the potential risk level and come up with a way to get rid of dishonest workers in a legal and transparent way.

Petersone also said that the main objective for SRS at the moment is to identify and get rid of dishonest workers. The other important objective is to begin rotation of heads and deputies of four SRS offices.

This is why there are «good and bad rotations». In addition, more than 20 SRS workers will be put under rotation, admits Petersone.

She avoided giving a clear answer as to whether or not workers could be moved to other structures outside of SRS. «This is where my competence ends. Discussions about this continue. There could be some clarity as to this situation by the end of the week,» – said Petersone.

According to information of LTV, managers of SRS offices could be moved to institutions under Justice Ministry and Interior Affairs Ministry.

Petersone emphasized that no evidence was found against workers that will be rotated between posts, because in that case legal measures would be taken to remove them from their posts.

If there was any evidence, there would be a criminal process or a disciplinary case, and the fact that there is something suspicious in declarations means information has to be analysed, which takes time, notes Petersone.

She also avoided revealing if rotation could also affect Kaspars Cerneckis. She only said that events should not be rushed.

Cerneckis had previously said, commenting on the intended rotations of SRS workers, that it is related to the political background and cases launched in relation to Saeima deputies and SRS. He did not mention any specific names.

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