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    18.04.2019 - At today’s session, the government adopted a proposal for initiation of the procedure for amending the Constitution of the Republic of Slovenia in order to codify Slovenian sign language in the Constitution. 

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    12.04.2019 - The second day of the 16 + 1 Summit, which is being held in Dubrovnik, featured a plenary session that included the leaders of central and eastern European countries and China. In his address to the plenary session, Slovenian PM Marjan Šarec noted the importance of the results that are already being shown in practice as a result of cooperation in the 16 + 1 initiative. He commended the joint declaration on relations between the EU and China, which calls for further strengthening of the strategic partnership between the EU and China, and which was finalised at the recent EU-China summit in Brussels. “This is a reflection of the will of two major economic powers to develop open economic relations, which is a prerequisite for the wellbeing of all.”

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    11.04.2019 - Prime Minister Marjan Šarec is attending the 8th annual 16 + 1 Summit, a meeting of the heads of state of the countries of central and eastern Europe and China, on 11 and 12 April 2019 in Dubrovnik. Today, alongside the first day of the 16 + 1 summit, Slovenian PM Šarec met with the Premier of the People’s Republic of China Li Keqiang.

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    11.04.2019 - Leaders of the 27 EU Member States, including Slovenian prime minister Marjan Šarec, and British prime minister Theresa May have agreed to further extend the Brexit deadline to 31 October at an emergency summit in Brussels. After the meeting, Šarec said that this was currently the best possible compromise, offering a flexible extension of the leaving date in order to give the British parliament time to reach a consensus on the Withdrawal Agreement.

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    10.04.2019 - At Brdo pri Kranju today, Prime Minister Marjan Šarec addressed the attendees of the 2nd National Conference on the Internationalisation of the Slovenian Economy, at which discussions are being held on ways to increase the number of exporters and export markets, and added value. He began by noting that the discussion was focused on one of the country’s most important topics – how to create, and how to export what is created.

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    10.04.2019 - The traditional conference devoted to the Slovenian-German economy is taking place today at the IEDC management school at Bled, with the opening address given by Prime Minister Marjan Šarec. His address started by highlighting the many years of excellent economic and business relations between the two countries, which he hoped would be maintained and further strengthened in the future.

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    PM Šarec meets with Spanish Foreign Minister Borrell

    09.04.2019 - Slovenian Prime Minister Marjan Šarec met today with the Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation Josepa Borrell. They both agreed that Slovenia and Spain have good relations, stating that the economic cooperation between the countries can still be enhanced. PM Šarec and Foreign Minister Borrell primarily talked about Brexit and the future of the European Union.

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    08.04.2019 - The Japanese company Yaskawa has opened Europe’s first robotics factory Kočevje, which will manufacture robots for the car industry. In his address, the honorary speaker, Slovenian Prime Minster Marjan Šarec, emphasised the importance of investments with high added value.

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    04.04.2019 - The arbitration on the SI-CRO border was finalised. Today's wiretapping info has not infused us with optimism when it comes to good neighbourly relations. We find it worrying if this is the way to act in the EU and among friendly Member States. Still, Slovenia will continue to act in EU spirit, said Slovenian Prime Minister Marjan Šarec after today’s government session.

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    28.03.2019 - At today’s regular session, the Government finalised the texts of the Acts amending the Personal Income Tax Act and the Pension and Disability Insurance Act, paving the way for annual leave payments up to the amount of the average wage to be exempted from income tax and contributions, effective from this year. 

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