Foreign Ministry

Slovenia presents its EU presidency slogan, logo

Ljubljana – The slogan of Slovenia’s EU presidency in the second half of the year will be Together. Resilient. Europe. According to the Government Communication Office, the slogan was picked as a response to the challenges of the EU and questions about future development. The logo of the presidency was also presented today.

CoE urges govt to stop deterioration of freedom of expression, media freedom

Strasbourg – Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Dunja Mijatović urged the Slovenian authorities in a memorandum published on Friday to put a stop to the deterioration of the situation regarding media freedom and freedom of expression in the country.

Turkey denounces Israel's new settlement units in West Bank

Turkey on June 1 slammed Israel's new project to build settler units in the Beit El settlement, near the West Bank city of Ramallah.

The continuing of such provocations while the suffering in Gaza is still fresh shows that the Israeli authorities have not taken any lessons from the incident that took place, said a Foreign Ministry statement.

Turkish FM vows to support efforts by NATO secretary-general

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has pledged to support the efforts by NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg on the issue of NATO 2030 resolutions that will be adopted at the upcoming summit, officials from the Foreign Ministry said.

Çavuşoğlu virtually attended the NATO foreign ministers' meeting on June 1.

ForMin Aurescu, visiting EC Vice President Sefcovic discuss Brexit related topics

Foreign Affairs Minister Bogdan Aurescu thanked visiting European Commission Vice President Maros Sefcovic for the intense efforts made to ensure the proper implementation of the Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union, as well as of the agreements governing the post-Brexit relations between the European Union and the United Kingdom, the Foreign Ministry said i

At Gymnich meeting, ForMin Aurescu emphasizes need for integrated approach to Eastern neighborhood conflicts

The protracted conflicts in the Eastern Neighborhood and the wider Black Sea region, EU-Africa relations and the EU's strategic vision for the Indo-Pacific region were some of the subjects discussed at the informal meeting of the EU Foreign Ministers (Gymnich) held Wednesday and Thursday in Lisbon, under the Portuguese Presidency of the EU Council, the Foreign Ministry informs in a release.