Bologna – Slovenian President Borut Pahor addressed a meeting of the G20 Interfaith Forum (IF20) in Bologna on Sunday, saying that divisions, in particular political and ideological, were one of the societal wounds that need to be urgently healed. He also proposed a meeting of senior religious representatives in the Western Balkan region.
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Vienna – A number of international journalism and media freedom organisations have signed a joint statement urging the Slovenian government and the Government Communication Office (UKOM) “to immediately end the economic suffocation of the STA and take steps to ensure sustainable funding before its collapse”.
He will be the only politician from the region to speak at a panel dedicated to the future of Europe, together with the leaders of the European Union.
However, before participating in the forum, he met with Edi Rama and Zoran Zaev, and he shared that on his Instagram profile.
"Bled Forum in the shadow of the Open Balkans! Welcome dear friends," Vucic wrote.
Romania's Minister of Culture Bogdan Gheorghiu is inviting Romanians to celebrate the Romanian Language Day by reading, reporting that this year the recommendation of the Permanent Representation of Romania to the EU for the Readers of Europe 2021 programme is "Orbitor" (Blinding) by Mircea Cartarescu.
Ukraine's president Volodymyr Zelenskyy vowed on Monday to do all he can to bring back the peninsula of Crimea, annexed by Russia seven years ago, and urged international allies to support the effort, news wires reported. He spoke at the Crimean Platform summit, called by Ukraine to build up pressure on Russia.
The European Union needs to be further consolidated because the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic will not be the EU's last challenge, Romania's Foreign Minister Bogdan Aurescu said on Thursday. "This pandemic will not be the EU's last challenge.