Slovenia

Vecer: Slovenian Delegation Without Bilateral Meeting With US Officials

Vecer: Slovenian Delegation Without Bilateral Meeting With US Officials

“The Slovenian delegation to the UN General Assembly session will not hold bilateral meetings with top US officials. Yesterday, President Borut Pahor squeezed his hand into the hand of US President Donald Trump . At the invitation of President Trump, Borut Pahor attended a traditional reception hosted by US President and first lady […]

Macedonia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Macedonian President Urges Boycott of Vote at Diaspora Gala in Michigan; Macedonian PM Hopes for US Backing in Referendum; Stoltenberg: NATO door is open

Macedonia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Macedonian President Urges Boycott of Vote at Diaspora Gala in Michigan; Macedonian PM Hopes for US Backing in Referendum; Stoltenberg: NATO door is open

“Macedonia’s President Gorge Ivanov has decried an agreement that would change the country’s name to end a long-standing dispute with Greece, calling on his compatriots to boycott the vote on the deal that takes place on September 30. President Ivanov said he would not vote in the referendum, saying the deal with […]

WEEKEND READ: The Jacobian – “Ninety-Minute Nationalists”

WEEKEND READ: The Jacobian – “Ninety-Minute Nationalists”

“Football grounds in the former Yugoslavia have a grim record of sectarian violence. After the collapse of the postwar socialist state and the region’s descent into all-out war in the 1990s, some stadiums were used for prison camps and even for mass executions. Even in more recent times, football in the Balkans […]

Montenegro to Join NATO in Latvia

Montenegro to Join NATO in Latvia

“Montenegro also plans to join the NATO battle group deployed in Latvia, General James Everard, Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe, told journalists in Riga. The general said that he met with Latvian Defense Minister Raimonds Bergmanis (Greens/Farmers) and Chief of Defense Leonids Kalnins and discussed the issue related […]

Sarec to Attend First EU Summit

“Slovenia’s new Prime Minister Marjan Šarec will embark on his first trip abroad on Wednesday to attend an informal EU summit in Salzburg. He is to meet the heads of the European Council and the European Commission, Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker, at the sidelines of the event […]

Slovenian Business Delegation to Visit Russia

Slovenian Business Delegation to Visit Russia

“A 16-member business delegation from Slovenia is leaving on Tuesday for the Samara Oblast in south-western Russia to meet representatives of Russian companies and organisations, attend a Russian-Slovenian business forum and visit a number of institutions, companies, and science and technology parks. Sponsored by the Slovenian investment promotion […]

President Grabar-Kitarovic Attends Third Three Seas InitiativePhoto: N1

President Grabar-Kitarovic Attends Third Three Seas Initiative

“The Three Seas Initiative is sending clear signals we are moving in the right direction, and the important goal of reducing the differences between the old and the new Europe could be reached soon, Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic said in Bucharest on Monday. ‘The Three Seas Initiative wishes […]

Slovenia to Host 2019 Three Seas InitiativePhoto: Adventure.com

Slovenia to Host 2019 Three Seas Initiative

“Slovenia will host the 2019 summit of the Three Seas Initiative, an informal grouping established to promote cooperation between north and south Europe. Attending this year’s two-day summit in Bucharest, President Borut Pahor said that Slovenia would bring a new dimension to the initiative.” (STA)