Foreign Ministry

Slovenia reserved about Ukraine’s joining NATO

Vitanje – Slovenia is reserved about Ukraine’s joining NATO due to major security risks involved, Foreign Minister Tanja Fajon told reporters on Tuesday. “If NATO were to take a decision to admit Ukraine as member, it could be a clear declaration of the start of war,” she said on the sidelines of an event in Vitanje.

Fajon pledges to reinforce Slovenia’s trade diplomacy

Celje – Foreign Minister Tanja Fajon has announced efforts to strengthen Slovenia’s network of diplomatic missions and increase the number of trade advisers working there, as she addressed the 11th Slovenian Trade Diplomacy Day at the International Trade Fair (MOS) in Celje, which features some 1,000 exhibitors from 20 countries.

Fajon calls for cooperation in dealing with global challenges in Cairo

Cairo – Foreign Minister Tanja Fajon stressed the importance of cooperation and dialogue in dealing with key global challenges as she addressed a ministerial of the Arab League in Egypt’s Cairo on Tuesday. She also presented to the ministers Slovenia’s bid for the UN Security Council in 2024-25.

Slovenians will remember Gorbachev as great historic figure, president says

Ljubljana – President Borut Pahor and the Foreign Ministry responded to the death of last Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev on Wednesday. Slovenians will remember Gorbachev as a great historic figure who understood the call for ending the Cold War, for democratic revival and European integration and cooperation, Pahor tweeted.

Ankara issues travel warning for Iraq due to growing unrest

Ankara has called on the Turkish citizens to avoid traveling to Baghdad because of growing unrest in Iraq that has claimed the lives of dozens in the past few days.

The Foreign Ministry issued the warning for the Turkish citizens on late Aug. 29, stressing that the security conditions have seriously deteriorated in Iraq's capital.