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    European Commission adopts decision on NLB

    10.08.2018 -

    The European Commission has today adopted a new decision in the matter of the state aid granted to Nova Ljubljanska Banka (NLB) at the end of 2013, setting a new deadline for the privatisation of the bank and adjusting the package of compensatory measures. Slovenia must sell at least 50% plus one share of NLB by the end of 2018 and reduce its holding in NLB to the target of 25% plus one share by the end of 2019. The Ministry of Finance has expressed its satisfaction with the decision.

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    185th Government Session

    26.07.2018 -

    At today’s session, the Government amended the Ordinance on the framework for the preparation of general government budget for the 2018 to 2020 period, in the part relating to the Health Insurance Institute of Slovenia (ZZZS) in 2018. The amendment to the ordinance will allow an increase in ZZZS expenditure of EUR 35 million this year, which is a result of higher inflows of social security contributions. The Government reported on the implementation of the state budget in the first half of this year. As at the end of June, the budget had recorded EUR 4.753 billion in revenues and EUR 4.573 billion in expenditure, resulting in the posting of a EUR 180.9 million surplus at the half-year mark.

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    Prime Minster Cerar attends NATO summit in Brussels

    12.07.2018 -

    Slovenian Prime Minister Miro Cerar attended the NATO summit in Brussels yesterday and today. At the summit, leaders of the alliance countries focused their main attention on meeting the financial commitments, the cooperation of NATO with the EU, the invitation to Macedonia to start membership negotiations, cooperation with Ukraine and Georgia and the mission in Afghanistan. After the summit, Prime Minister Cerar gave the assessment that underlying the meeting was a confirmation from the leaders of the common awareness of the importance of NATO for our security and stability.

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    The Prime Minister at the Summit in London to discuss cooperation with Western Balkan countries

    10.07.2018 -

    Slovenian Prime Minister Miro Cerar is attending a Summit for Berlin Process initiative, the forum of the EU Member States that strongly support the European future of Western Balkan countries and Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Kosovo, Macedonia and Serbia. Prime Minister Cerar emphasised at the Summit that European Union would only be complete when all countries of the Western Balkans were members, which would give this region stability and future. According to Cerar, the Berlin Process is about building trust between countries.

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    PM Miro Cerar attended the 16+1 Summit in Sofia, where he also met the Chinese Prime Minister

    07.07.2018 -

    Slovenian Prime Minister Miro Cerar attended the summit of Central and Eastern European countries and China (the so-called 16+1 Initiative) in Sofia. The Prime Ministers in attendance discussed the increased cooperation in economy, agriculture, forestry, science, infrastructure, communications, culture and human resources. 

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Arbitration

Slovenia and Croatia signed on 4 November 2009 an arbitration agreement establishing an arbitral tribunal tasked with issuing a final award on the land and maritime boundary on the basis of all the relevant facts. This ruling will be final and binding on both countries.

SFRY succession

Five countries (Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia and the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia – today Serbia) signed the Agreement on succession issues by which it was conclusively confirmed that five sovereign equal successor states were formed upon the dissolution of the former SFRY.

Government Priorities

The new cabinet under Miro Cerar has given new impetus to Slovenia. Several years of economic crisis have revealed a number of social problems, which the new ministerial team will be forced to take on if it is to restore the country’s international reputation and economic strength.