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Slovenian FM Sides with Skopje against Bulgaria, Requesting EU "action" for Western Balkans Enlargement

The EU needs to move "as soon as possible" from a wait-and-see approach to a problem-solving strategy in dealing with enlargement and the Western Balkans, said Slovenian Foreign Minister Anže Logar in an interview about the priorities for his country's upcoming EU Council presidency.

Le Pen suffers disappointment in French regional polls

The party of France's far-right leader Marine Le Pen performed weaker than expected in the first round of regional elections on June 20, in a vote marked by record levels of abstention.

Early projections showed the center-right Republicans party on course to top June 20's vote, while Le Pen's National Rally undershot predictions based on voter surveys conducted last week.

Canoe-kayak: Savšek third in World Cup event in Markkleeberg

Leipzig – Slovenia’s Benjamin Savšek placed third at the second race of the ICF Canoe-Kayak Slalom World Cup in Germany’s Markkleeberg, being outperformed only by French Denis Gargaud Chanut and German Sideris Tasiadis. The other Slovenian athlete in the finals, Luka Božič, finished 10th.

Expo brings long-term opportunities for Slovenia, its companies

Ljubljana – Expo 2020, to be held in Dubai from October 2021 to March 2022, will be a record-breaking world exhibition. Slovenia and Slovenian companies will have an opportunity for excellent promotion and a long-term positioning in the Middle East and beyond, the country’s Expo commissioner general Matic Volk says.

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