Slovenes

Slovenia carries out largest repatriation to date

Slovenian Interior Ministry data shows there are 335 Slovenian citizens in Venezuela, whereas the total number of people of Slovenian descent is estimated at 1,000.

Slovenian citizenship is not a condition for repatriation, which entails a special status and rights for 15 months, but Slovenian origin is.

70th anniversary of Primorsko reunification marked

Addressing the ceremony marking the 70th anniversary of the return of the western region to Slovenia, Bervar said that, looking from today's perspective, the national liberation movement in WWII was the most credible referendum confirming that the people of Primorsko were part of the Slovenian nation.