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    27.08.2009 - At the invitation of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor,  the Vice-Premier of the People's Republic of China, Hui Liangyu, has been visiting Slovenia today. After their meeting, the PM and his guest confirmed that relations between the two countries are good and friendly, and that economic cooperation is strong.

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    26.08.2009 - The PMs agreed that relations between both countries are very good, while a number of high-level visits are further strengthening bilateral cooperation between Slovenia and Austria. The PMs also discussed the issue of minorities, with Mr Pahor stressing that “implementing Article 7 of the Austrian State Treaty is Austria’s obligation, while Slovenia has the right and obligation to ensure that Austria meets that obligation”. Implementing this Treaty would further improve the countries’ good relations by resolving one of the major issues between them.

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    Prime Ministers of Slovenian and Croatian Governments Talk about Bilateral Issues

    31.07.2009 - Prime Minister Borut Pahor and Croatian Prime Minister Jadranka Kosor met for the first time at Trakoscan Castle in Croatia and reached an agreement on a framework that could lead to solving the open bilateral questions between the countries by the end of this year.    

  • 30.07.2009 - There are no special requests or measures that Slovenia would apply or demand from foreign citizens, who come to Slovenia for business or as tourists. In case of illness, a foreign citizen can seek medical help in the nearest health care centre or emergency medical service, where s/he will be given all the necessary instructions and antiviral or any other necessary drugs if necessary.

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    22.07.2009 - Presidents focused their talks on relations between Slovenia and Friuli-Venezia Giulia. They agreed that the two states are linked by geography, history and culture and that relations between the respective minorities are very important. The presidents also discussed potential joint programmes to be financed by EU funds. They stressed that both sides share common interest in strengthening mutual ties, since the development of the process of European integration offers increasing opportunities for cooperation.  

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    01.07.2009 - PM Borut Pahor paid an official visit to Hungary, where he was hosted by the Hungarian PM Gordon Bajnai. The prime ministers agreed that mutual relations between the two countries were excellent and could be further upgraded through enhanced economic cooperation. The countires signed a memorandum on constructing a pipeline which in a step in the right direction towards upgrading economic relations. PM’s announced a joint session of the Slovenian and Hungarian governments in autumn.

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    24.06.2009 - Prime Minister Borut Pahor, held a meeting with the Prime Minister of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Nader Dahabi. The two addressed bilateral relations between the countries and agreed that they needed to be further enhanced. The two prime ministers stressed that particular attention must be devoted to strengthening economic co-operation between the countries and to finding ways of promoting closer co-operation in this field.

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    Statehood Day - Anniversary of Slovenia's Independence

    24.06.2009 - President Danilo Tuerk addressed on the main ceremony held on the anniversary of Slovenia's independence, saying that as Slovenia is coming of age in the mids of a world crisis, it is starting to discover its shortcomings. Honouring the bravery of Slovenian men and women in uniform who secured Slovenian independence 18 years ago and remembering some of the country's key achievements since, Tuerk said that "we rejected the illusions of quick solutions offered from abroad" and avoided unnecessary experiments.   Address by the President at the state ceremony 

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    18.06.2009 - Croatia informed Commissioner Rehn that it does not accept his latest proposal on the draft agreement on resolving the border dispute between Slovenia and Croatia, which had already been progressing in the right direction in order to reach a compromise agreement. Slovenia remains committed to the process of finding a compromise solution of the issue.

  • 12.05.2009 - From 12th May to 18th November the Republic of Slovenia will preside over the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe. The Council of Europe is the oldest pan-European organization, and includes forty-seven Member States. Upon joining the organization, states vow to respect fundamental human rights and freedoms, establish democracy and the rule of law.

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