Ljubljana – Slovenia’s tourist accommodation providers recorded some 767,500 arrivals in July and 2.3 million overnight stays, show fresh data by the Statistics Office. The figures for overnight stays by domestic and foreign tourists have evened out as the latter total was up by 55% in July year-on-year.
Brussels – The EU maintains that the Union and the countries which have taken part in the NATO mission in Afghanistan have a duty to take care of the Afghans at risk following the Taliban seizure of the country, the European Commission’s spokesperson Eric Mamer said on Tuesday when asked to comment on PM Janez Janša’s recent statement.
One of the crossing points along the border with Hungary faces traffic jam on Friday morning, with the wait time for control of documents and transit at the Nadlac II crossing point (the pan-European highway) being of at least one hour, although the number of control lanes has been supplemented.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs provided information about 13 Bulgarian citizens who managed to evacuate from Afghanistan. Five of them are already in Dubai (UAE), and another 8 Bulgarians have landed in Doha (Qatar) after a flight from Kabul. The second group of compatriots worked in Afghanistan for the EU Permanent Representation.
According to Novosti, regardless of the pressure coming from the West, i.e. America, this time on the issue of Afghanistan and the reception of refugees from that country occupied by the Taliban after the withdrawal of international forces led by the USA, Serbia will not accept pressure, and in decision-making, it will be guided by their interests.
World-renowned jazz and blues performers are part of the line-up of the 9th edition of the Brasov Jazz & Blues Festival that will take place September 2-5. "This is a special edition of the festival that brings to fruition the concept of a complete music festival.