Borut Pahor

Pahor says 46 votes not necessary to be given mandate to form govt

Ljubljana – President Borut Pahor urged cooperation after the general election in an interview with RTV Slovenija aired just before polls closed on Sunday. He said he preferred the next PM candidate produce an outright majority, but he will not insist on this. If 46 votes cannot be secured, he will give the mandate to the relative winner.

Close election predicted as Slovenia heads to the polls (background)

Ljubljana – Slovenian voters will head to the polls on Sunday in an election that analysts say will determine whether Slovenia continues on the conservative path paved by the Janez Janša government over the last two years, or takes a more leftist turn under newcomer Robert Golob and parties that are currently in opposition. Polls show everything is still open.

Pahor assures Vučić of Slovenia’s further support for region’s EU path

Vipava – President Borut Pahor assured his Serbian counterpart Aleksandar Vučić on Monday of Slovenia’s continued support for the European perspective of the Western Balkans. At the start of Vučić’s working visit to Slovenia, Pahor said that in order to ensure peace and stability, leaders in the region must be careful not to escalate the situation.

Pahor speaks with Erdogan on the phone on war in Ukraine

Ljubljana – President Borut Pahor discussed Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the importance of Ukraine-Russia negotiations hosted by Turkey in Tuesday’s telephone conversation with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The presidents also reaffirmed the good and friendly bilateral relations, the president’s office announced.

Pahor congratulates Vučić on re-election

Ljubljana – President Borut Pahor talked with his Serbian counterpart Aleksandar Vučić on the phone on Monday, congratulating him on his re-election as president in Sunday’s election.

In a press release reporting on the phone call, Pahor’s office said the pair of presidents had a friendly and fairly long conversation.

Pahor promises help to Moldova over Ukrainian refugee crisis

Ljubljana – President Borut Pahor pledged full support to Moldova in its efforts to help Ukrainian refugees as he spoke to President Maia Sandu on the phone on Monday. Slovenia will examine ways to help Moldova, he said, expressing Slovenia’s support for Moldova’s European perspective.

Dnevnik says officials wanted to further erase the erased

Ljubljana – Commenting on President Borut Pahor’s formal apology to the erased, the newspaper Dnevnik says on Saturday, on the 30th anniversary of the erasure, that this comes after state officials wanted to further erase those 25,671 people to silence them. It is ironic it was Pahor who apologised, the paper points out.

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