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Minister Erjavec hosts a reception for diplomatic corps, artists and representatives of cultural institutions

Ljubljana, 18 December 2017 – Minister Erjavec and Minister of Culture Anton Peršak hosted a reception for the diplomatic corps accredited to Slovenia and representatives of Slovenian art and cultural institutions. The main focus was on culture and cultural cooperation in relations between countries.


In his opening speech, Minister Erjavec stressed the importance of cultural diplomacy, intercultural dialogue and cultural cooperation in international relations. Through its diplomatic network around the world, Slovenia promotes the achievements of Slovenian artistic and cultural production. Cooperation in culture helps establish closer ties between countries and peoples. The Ministry will continue to endeavour for a stronger cultural component of Slovenia's diplomatic activities. Minister Erjavec thanked the diplomatic corps for enriching cultural life in Slovenia.