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28. 8. 2008Press release

State Secretary Andrej Šter receives a copy of the Letters of Credence of the newly appointed Ambassador of Montenegro

Ljubljana, 28 August 2008 - Today the new Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Montenegro to Slovenia, Ranko Milović, handed over a copy of his Letters of Credence to State Secretary Andrej Šter.

27. 8. 2008Press release

Statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on relations between Slovenia and Bosnia and Herzegovina

Ljubljana, 27 August 2008 - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia firmly denies statements mentioned in the position of the Party of Democratic Action of Bosnia and Herzegovina and summarised by the media in...

24. 8. 2008Press release

Minister Rupel in Alpbach: the EU between strategy and democracy

Alpbach, 24 August 2008 – In the Tyrolean tourist town of Alpbach, the traditional forum at which European politicians, scientists and businesspeople exchange opinions on current international topics opened this afternoon. This...

21. 8. 2008Press release

Minister Rupel sends letter of condolence to his Spanish counterpart Moratinos on tragic plane crash

Ljubljana, 21 August 2008 – Foreign Minister Dimitrij Rupel has sent a letter of condolence on the tragic plane crash at Barajas Airport in Madrid, which claimed many precious lives, to Spanish Foreign Minister Miguel Angel...

19. 8. 2008Press release

Minister Rupel attends the meeting of NATO foreign ministers on the situation in Georgia

Brussels, 19 August 2008 – At today's meeting of the Alliance, the NATO foreign ministers adopted two documents: a North Atlantic Council joint statement and a package of measures to assist Georgia. The ministers expressed their...

19. 8. 2008Press release

Minister Rupel sends condolences to his French counterpart on the death of troops in Afghanistan

Ljubljana, 19 August 2008 – Foreign Minister Dimitrij Rupel has sent a letter of condolence to French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner on the death of ten French soldiers in Afghanistan who lost their lives fighting the Taliban...

18. 8. 2008Press release

Slovenia to allocate humanitarian aid to Georgia in the amount of EUR 100,000

Ljubljana, 18 August 2008 – At today's correspondence session, the Government of the Republic of Slovenia adopted the decision that Slovenia, owing to the recent military confrontation, would allocate funds for humanitarian aid...

18. 8. 2008Press release

Minister Rupel visits Ukrainian children at Debeli Rtič

Debeli Rtič, 18 August 2008 – Today, Slovenian Foreign Minister Dimitrij Rupel visited children from Ukraine who are spending their holidays at the Debeli Rtič Youth Health and Holiday Centre in Slovenia. He welcomed the children...

13. 8. 2008Press release

Minister Rupel satisfied with the conclusions of extraordinary EU foreign ministers’ Council meeting: “We have come to an agreement!”

Brussels, 13 August 2008 – “It is crucial that we have come to an agreement at today’s meeting and that the European Union will act as a whole,” said Slovenian Foreign Minister Dimitrij Rupel at the press conference at the end of...

13. 8. 2008Press release

Minister Rupel: The European Union should guarantee its presence in Georgia with a suitable mission

Brussels, 13 August 2008 – Slovenian Foreign Minister Dimitrij Rupel, speaking at an extraordinary meeting of the General Affairs and External Relations Council in Brussels, emphasised the importance of an EU presence in Georgia....

12. 8. 2008Press release

Message from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on recent events in the South Ossetia region

Ljubljana, 8 August 2008 – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has been closely, and with great concern, following the recent events in the South Ossetia region. The conflicts, which have escalated in the last couple of hours,...

8. 8. 2008Press release

Minister Rupel expresses his condolences for Friday’s rail accident to his Czech colleague, Karel Schwarzenberg

Ljubljana, 8 August 2008 – Minister Rupel sent a letter of condolences to his Czech colleague Karel Schwarzenberg for Friday’s tragic rail accident near the town of Studenka, which caused great loss of life and left several tens...

6. 8. 2008Press release

Minister Rupel receives a copy of credentials of the new Italian Ambassador

Ljubljana, 6 August 2008 – Slovenian Foreign Minister Dimitrij Rupel received a copy of credentials today from Alessandro Pietromarchi, the newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Italian Republic to...

5. 8. 2008Press release

Minister Rupel congratulates Japan’s Foreign Minister Masahiko Koumura

Ljubljana, 4 August 2008 – Foreign Minister Rupel congratulated  Masahiko Koumura on his reappointment as Minister of Foreign Affairs of Japan. Minister Rupel, who last met Minister Koumura in June at the margins of the...

1. 8. 2008Press release

Italy ratifies the Lisbon Treaty

Ljubljana, 31 July 2008 – Slovenia welcomes today’s decision of the Italian Parliament to ratify the Lisbon Treaty; thus Italy has become the 24th EU Member State to do so. Slovenia hopes that the three remaining EU Member States...

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