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Former health minister testifies in Salt oxygen case

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AMMAN — During its 23rd public session, the Amman Reconciliation Court listened to the testimony of former health minister, Natheer Obaidat, in Salt Hospital’s oxygen shortage case.اضافة اعلان

While testifying Obaidat said that employees at the Health Ministry are not directly responsible for the supply of oxygen or any deficits that may occur at hospitals.

He added that common practice holds the head of a governorate’s health directorate responsible for these matters, noting that the minister is not required to intervene to such a degree.  

The court has so far heard the testimonies of 40 out of the prosecutor general’s 49 witnesses, in addition to nine experts, pushing the total to 66, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.

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