Foreign Ministry

State secretary talks transatlantic ties with US official

Ljubljana – Foreign Ministry State Secretary Stanislav Raščan stressed the role of the transatlantic partnership and pledged Slovenia’s commitment to strengthen Slovenia-US ties as he had a video call with Philip Reeker, acting assistant secretary of state for European and Eurasian affairs at the US Department of State.

ForMin Aurescu, Greek counterpart to host informal EU meeting featuring guests from Albania, North Macedonia

Romania's Foreign Minister Bogdan Aurescu and his Greek counterpart Nikos Dendias co-chair today an informal videoconference of EU foreign ministers featuring their counterpart from Albania Olta Xhacka, and from North Macedonia Bujar Osmani.

ForMin Aurescu's strong advice to Romanian citizens in Israel: Be extremely vigilant, avoid conflict-affected areas

Foreign Affairs Minister Bogdan Aurescu recommends Romanian citizens in Israel to be "extremely vigilant, prudent and avoid the areas under a state of emergency, as well as those affected by the conflict".

Bulgaria’s Caretaker Govt to Maintain North Macedonia Blockade

Bulgaria's caretaker government led by Stefan Janev will not change Sofia's stance on blocking the start of EU negotiation for North Macedonia in a dispute over history, language and identity.

The news further diminishes the chances of a speedy breakthrough in bilateral talks before June, when the EU has pencilled in the official start of talks.

Turkey seeks new dialogue mechanisms with Egypt: AKP spokesman

Turkey is seeking to establish new mechanisms for discussing bilateral issues with Egypt, the spokesman of the ruling Justine and Development Party (AKP) has said, informing that a senior delegation of the Foreign Ministry will travel to Cairo to discuss the road map for the normalization of ties.

Ankara extends condolences over deadly stampede in Israel

Turkey has extended condolences to the Israeli government and people over the deadly stampede in northern Israel.

"We have received the news with sadness that many people lost their lives as a result of a stampede during a religious festival ceremony on Mount Meron in northern Israel," read a statement issued by the Foreign Ministry on April 30.