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    23.02.2017 - At today's regular session the Government of the Republic of Slovenia took note of the document International Challenges 2017–2018, through which it aims to offer adequate support to Slovenian businesses as they intensify their internationalisation and ensure a suitable approach to attracting foreign direct investment. The Government also adopted the draft of the new Reciprocity Act.

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    22.02.2017 - Slovenian Prime Minister Miro Cerar today received the Serbian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ivica Dačić, who is currently on an official visit to Slovenia at the invitation of Slovenian Foreign Minister Karl Erjavec. The two agreed that relations between the two countries are very good and wide-ranging.

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    14.02.2017 - After attending this morning's World Government Summit, Prime Minister Miro Cerar, who is currently on a two-day working visit to the United Arab Emirates, held meetings with UAE political leaders. Talks focused on strengthening bilateral cooperation between the two countries.

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    14.02.2017 - PM Miro Cerar spoke today as one of the main speakers at the World Government Summit, which is an international platform based in the UAE. This year the conference, which is attended by more than 4000 people, is devoted to the topic of smart governance and the smart governance process. “The conference is an opportunity for Slovenia to consolidate its position as a green and innovative country that is oriented towards knowledge-based sustainable development.

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    09.02.2017 - “The Western Balkan migration route, well-known to us since autumn 2015, is being increasingly sealed shut to illegal migration,” pointed out Prime Minister Miro Cerar at today’s press conference in summarising the recent events on the EU level. He underlined the fact that this week the European Union confirmed the continuation of controls on certain internal borders of the Schengen area, including on the border between Slovenia and Austria. Another important step towards closing the Western Balkan migration route was taken at yesterday’s meeting of all countries lying along what is termed the Western Balkan route in Vienna, where it was agreed that a joint action plan of all these countries would be drawn up with the aim of preventing illegal migration.

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    09.02.2017 - The Government of the Republic of Slovenia has defined the preparation of a new development strategy for Slovenia as one of its priority tasks. In formulating a clear direction for the long-term development of the country, a vision that defines our strategic focus and outlines the image of the country we want to see in the future is a key step and a fundamental one.

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    08.02.2017 - Prime Minister Miro Cerar was in Kranj yesterday to inaugurate the traditional Prešeren Fair.
    Addressing the crowds at one of the highest-profile events on Slovenia's cultural holiday, he emphasised that the event is annual proof that "the memory of our greatest poet, France Prešeren, surpasses the transience of life". He added that culture is the foundation of our society and that it ennobles our lives.

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    06.02.2017 - Slovenian Prime Minister Miro Cerar today attended the informal meeting of EU heads of state or government in Malta, also referred to as the "Malta Summit". The main themes of the meeting were the external dimensions of migration and the future of the European Union.

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    01.02.2017 - At today's session the Government took note of Information on the state of implementation of measures in the field of European cohesion policy 2014–2020 and considered the Report on this area, which offers a cross-section of the situation from January 2014 to the end of December 2016 in the context of the Investment for Growth and Jobs objective. The report will be passed on to the National Assembly. 

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    31.01.2017 - Prime Minister Miro Cerar and Infrastructure Minister Peter Gašperčič today attended a ceremony to mark the symbolic start of work to upgrade the Zidani Most–Celje railway line.    The Prime Minister described the €282 million project, which will increase permeability and reduce journey times, as yet another infrastructure project signalling the rebirth of Slovenia's rail network and as "fresh wind in the sails of the economy".      

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