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30. 10. 2008Press release

Minister Rupel lays a wreath of the Republic of Slovenia at Rižarna, Trieste

Trieste, 30 October 2008 – Today, Slovenian Foreign Minister Dimitrij Rupel laid a wreath of the Republic of Slovenia at Rižarna, site of the former extermination camp in Trieste. Minister Rupel also addressed the participants of...

24. 10. 2008Press release

United Nations Day, 24 October

Ljubljana, 24 October 2008 – Since 1948, 24 October has been celebrated as United Nations Day, and it thus marks the entry into force of the United Nations Charter on 24 October 1945. Slovenia became a UN member state in 1992 and...

23. 10. 2008Press release

Slovenia to cooperate with the ITF in Georgia’s reconstruction

Brussels, 22 October 2008 – The Republic of Slovenia announced at today’s donor’s conference that it would cooperate with the International Trust Fund for Demining and Mine Victims Assistance (ITF) in Georgia’s reconstruction,...

22. 10. 2008Press release

Minister Rupel and Foreign Secretary Miliband on cooperation, the Western Balkans, Russia and the Treaty of Lisbon

Ljubljana, 21 October 2008 – Minister of Foreign Affairs Dimitrij Rupel today received the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, David Miliband, who...

16. 10. 2008Press release

Minister Rupel: Approaching the resolution of the Russian-Georgian conflict through dialogue and friendship

Brussels, 15 October 2008 – "The European Union must create a concept regarding the Georgian crisis based on friendship with the Russian Federation and Georgia," asserted Minister Dimitrij Rupel at today’s meeting of foreign...

15. 10. 2008Press release

Foreign Minister Rupel receives two ITF representatives

Ljubljana, 14 October 2008 – Today, Foreign Minister Dimitrij Rupel received ITF (International Trust Fund for Demining and Mine Victims Assistance) Director Goran Gačnik and ITF Counsellor for International Relations Iztok...

15. 10. 2008Press release

Minister Rupel comments on the EU perspective and relations with Russia

Luxembourg, 13 October 2008 – "Today's discussion on the financial crisis was marked by a feeling of reciprocity, solidarity and unity. The European Union obviously operates very well in a crisis," assessed Foreign Minister...

13. 10. 2008Press release

Minister Rupel at meeting of the EU General Affairs and External Relations Council

Luxembourg, 13 October 2008 – At today's session in Luxembourg, the EU General Affairs and External Relations Council devoted great attention to the preparations for the European Council to be held on Wednesday and Thursday in...

13. 10. 2008Press release

Minister Rupel congratulates Martti Ahtisaari

Ljubljana, 10 October 2008 – Foreign Minister Dimitrij Rupel sent a letter of congratulations to this year’s Nobel Laureate, Martti Ahtisaari. In his letter, the Minister expressed his satisfaction that the 2008 Nobel Prize was...

10. 10. 2008Press release

Ambassador Mirošič presents gift of the Republic of Slovenia upon the 60th anniversary of the International Maritime Organisation

London, 10 October 2008 – Iztok Mirošič, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Republic of Slovenia to the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) in London, presented a gift on behalf of the Slovenian Government to...

10. 10. 2008Press release

10 October – World Day against the Death Penalty

Ljubljana, 10 October 2008 – On this 10 October, the World Day against the Death Penalty is being observed for the sixth time. This is an occasion when we should highlight the need for the universal abolition of capital...

9. 10. 2008Press release

Minister Rupel in Brussels on the image of the European Union

Brussels, 9 October 2008 – “Today, the European Union cannot avoid problems regarding banks, insurance companies and financial institutions. Money is an issue that concerns all Europeans. A joint EU position on this issue would...

8. 10. 2008Press release

UN General Assembly adopts resolution requesting ICJ advisory opinion on the conformity of Kosovo’s declaration of independence with international law

New York, 8 October 2008 – The UN General Assembly today voted for Serbia’s proposed resolution requesting advisory opinion of The Hague International Court of Justice (ICJ) on the conformity of Kosovo’s declaration of...

2. 10. 2008Press release

Ministry of Foreign Affairs press release on gas terminals in the Gulf of Trieste

Ljubljana, 29 September 2008 – With regard to the 28th meeting of the interdepartmental working group for gas terminals in the Gulf of Trieste and its background of 25 September, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs would like to draw...

2. 10. 2008Press release

Ministry of Foreign Affairs press release on the National Assembly elections in Austria

Ljubljana, 29 September 2008 – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia has carefully followed the news on Sunday’s early elections in Austria. The outcome was surprising and partly of some concern with regard...

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