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21.09.2018

Source: European Union
Prime minister Marjan Šarec has taken part in the informal summit of EU leaders in Salzburg, marking his debut on the European political stage. On his first trip abroad since the new government was sworn in last week, the new prime minister joined European leaders to discuss mainly migration and the UK’s departure from the European Union.

Slovenia’s position on migration issues remains unchanged and maintains the path taken so far, with support for defence of the external border and greater importance being given to cooperation with the countries of the Western Balkans. Slovenia will continue to be active in seeking joint solutions in the area of migration and, depending on its capacities, will continue to demonstrate the necessary solidarity with other EU Member States.

Regarding the other important theme of the summit, namely the UK’s exit from the EU, prime minister Šarec gave assurances that Slovenia supported the European Commission’s efforts to reach an agreement as soon as possible, as well as the negotiating guidelines for future relations with the UK.


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