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    PM concludes Vatican visit by attending opening of exhibition of Plečnik’s chalices and liturgical objects

    27.06.2019 -

    At the conclusion of his visit, the Prime Minister attended an exhibition of Plečnik’s chalices and other liturgical objects in the Vatican Museums. The exhibition was opened by Slovenian Minister of Culture Zoran Poznič, Vatican Museums Director Barbara Jatta and Ljubljana City Museum and Galleries Director Blaž Peršin.The exhibition will remain on view in the Vatican Museums until 7 September.

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    PM Marjan Šarec pays a visit to the Holy See

    27.06.2019 -

    PM Šarec is on an official visit to the Vatican. This morning he had a private audience with Pope Francis. He also had a meeting with Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin. PM Šarec and His Holiness Pope Francis emphasised the friendly relations that exist between Slovenia and the Holy See. “We value the dialogue on bilateral relations that has been established and hope to continue it,” was one of the PM’s key messages on the occasion of this visit. The Prime Minister also took the opportunity to remind Pope Francis that he has an open invitation to visit Slovenia.

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    Prime minister in Brussels for European Council meeting

    21.06.2019 -

    The prime minister is in Brussels for the ordinary meeting of the European Council. In the afternoon of the first day of the meeting the leaders discussed the adoption of the EU’s strategic agenda for 2019-2024, where the main focus was on climate change, the 2021-2027 multiannual financial framework, and EU enlargement. The first day of the meeting ended with a working dinner, where there were discussions of nominations for the top positions in EU institutions for the next institutional cycle.




On 29 March 2017, the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland began the process of leaving the European Union, which is to be completed by 29 March 2019.


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 2019