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Press statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on execution of Saddam Hussein

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs considers that the legal proceedings against Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein were justified. As is well known and as we have underlined in previous statements, Slovenia opposes death penalty. On 6...

Press release concerning the conclusion of Finland’s EU presidency and the launch of Germany’s presidency

The Finnish presidency, like certain preceding presidencies, was marked by the crisis in Lebanon. Finland, however, managed to formulate a uniform position of the EU Member States, which was also demonstrated by the recruitment of...

Minister Rupel expresses condolences upon the death of Gerald Ford

Ljubljana, 29 December 2006 – Foreign Minister Dimitrij Rupel sent a letter of condolences to Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice upon the death of former US president Gerald Ford.

Minister Rupel discusses the use of the Slovenian language

Ljubljana, 21 December 2006 – Foreign Minister Dimitrij Rupel participated in a round table discussion on using the Slovenian language in doing business abroad. The discussion was organised by the Centre for Slovene, operating...

Minister Rupel receives the retired employees of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Ljubljana, 19 December 2006 – Foreign Minister Dimitrij Rupel received the retired employees of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia.

Minister Rupel receives the diplomatic corps

Ljubljana, 19 December 2006 – Prior to the traditional festive reception at Jable Castle, Foreign Minister Dimitrij Rupel praised the diplomatic corps for the achievements made in Slovenian foreign policy and the establishment of...

Minister Rupel receives a copy of credentials from the Ambassador of Romania, Manuela Constantinescu

Ljubljana, 18 December 2006 – Minister of Foreign Affairs Dimitrij Rupel received a copy of the Letters of Credence from the newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Romania to the Republic of Slovenia,...