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26. 2. 2015Press release

Talks between State Secretary Benčina and UK Foreign Secretary Hammond

Ljubljana, 26 February 2015 – State Secretary Dragoljuba Benčina met Philip Hammond, the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs of the United Kingdom, who is paying a working visit to Slovenia. The central...

25. 2. 2015Press release

State Secretary Benčina and Foreign Minister of Malta discuss current international issues

Ljubljana, 25 February 2015 – State Secretary Dragoljuba Benčina met the Maltese Foreign Minister George Vella. The bilateral talks were held during the official visit of the Maltese President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca in...

24. 2. 2015Press release

State Secretary Benčina participated in an informal meeting of EU foreign ministers

Tirana, 24 February 2015 – At the invitation of the Albanian presidency of the South-East European Cooperation Process (SEECP) in Tirana, State Secretary Dragoljuba Benčina participated in an informal meeting of EU foreign...

20. 2. 2015Press release, News - minister

Minister Erjavec meets Serbian Foreign Minister Dačić on the sidelines of the joint government session

Brdo pri Kranju, 20 February 2015 – On the sidelines of the official visit of the Serbian Prime Minister to Slovenia and the joint meeting of the Governments of the Republic of Slovenia and the Republic of Serbia, Minister...

19. 2. 2015Press release

Political and Allied consultations in Iceland

Reykjavik, 18 February 2015 – In Reykjavik, Acting Director General for Bilateral Relations and European Affairs Aleksander Geržina met Director General for Economic Affairs Högni S. Kristjansson, and Director General for...

19. 2. 2015Press release

Political consultations in Norway

Oslo, 17 February 2015 – Oslo was the venue for the consultations between Slovenia and Norway. Slovenia was represented by the acting Director General for Bilateral Relations and European Affairs, Aleksander Geržina, and Norway...

16. 2. 2015Press release, News - minister

Minister Erjavec talks about the challenges of Slovenian and EU foreign policy

Ljubljana, 16 February 2015 – As part of the series of lectures "Slovenia and the EU," organised by the International Institute for Middle-East and Balkan Studies (IFIMES), Foreign Minister Karel Erjavec today talked...

16. 2. 2015Press release

MFA strongly condemns the murder of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians

Ljubljana, 16 February 2015 - We strongly condemn the murder of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians by IS-affiliated extremists in Libya. This latest barbaric act, as well as the recent beheading of eight Bedouins by terrorists in the...

13. 2. 2015Press release

MFA welcomes the Minsk agreement

Ljubljana, 13 February 2015 – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs welcomes the agreement that was reached by the leaders of Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany in Minsk. The agreement is an important step towards establishing peace...

11. 2. 2015Press release, News - minister

Minister Erjavec at the annual EMUNI conference opening

Ljubljana, 11 February 2015 – Today, Piran is hosting the opening of the annual EMUNI (Euro-Mediterranean University) conference, entitled ‘Science Diplomacy:  Re-thinking Euro-Mediterranean Cooperation’. The participants...

10. 2. 2015Press release

EU foreign ministers today on Ukraine, Libya, Yemen and the fight against terrorism

Brussels, 9 February 2015 – Minister Erjavec took part in the Foreign Affairs Council (FAC) meeting in Brussels. The ministers focused on the situation in Ukraine, Libya and Yemen.   Regarding Ukraine, they confirmed...

10. 2. 2015Press release

General Affairs Council on combating terrorism and preparations for the March European Council

  Brussels, 10 February 2015 – State Secretary Dragoljuba Benčina attended the GAC meeting in Brussels today which is focusing on amendments to the regulation on the Multiannual Financial Framework, the work programme of...

9. 2. 2015Press release

State Secretary Benčina receives a copy of credentials of newly-appointed US Ambassador

Ljubljana, 9 February 2015 – State Secretary Dragoljuba Benčina received a copy of credentials from the newly-appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Slovenia, His...

4. 2. 2015Press release

Ministry on Israel's settlement announcements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem

Ljubljana, 3 February 2015 – The Ministry condemns Israel's plans to build 450 new housing units in the West Bank and 93 units in East Jerusalem.  The planned construction of residential units calls into question Israel’s...

1. 2. 2015Press release, News - minister

Minister Erjavec and France's special representative for the Balkans Alain Richard discuss strengthening of bilateral cooperation

Ljubljana, 2 February 2015 – Minister Erjavec met the special representative of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs for economic diplomacy in the Balkans, Senator Alain Richard, who is on his third visit to Slovenia. They...

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