Slovenian Prime Minister Resigns, Calls for Early Elections

Slovenia’s Prime Minister has announced her resignation and pressed lawmakers to call early parliamentary elections next month.

Alenka Bratusek, a 44-year-old financial expert, has announced stepping down Saturday after 13 months as the country's Prime Minister, and has officially resigned, Monday.

EP's Serbia rapporteur "unlikely" to be reelected as MEP

EP's Serbia rapporteur "unlikely" to be reelected as MEP

BELGRADE -- European Parliament rapporteur for Serbia Jelko Kacin will "most likely" end his career as a MEP, writes the Belgrade daily Politika.

The Slovenian politician will not head the European elections list of the ruling Positive Slovenia party, reports the newspaper.

PM opens pellet plant in southern Serbia

MEDVEDJA - Serbian Prime Minister Ivica Dacic put into operation on Thursday a pellet plant "Jablanica EKO" in Medvedja, southern Serbia, which will hire 50 workers.

The plant construction was financed by the municipality of Medvedja and the Serbian government with EUR 670,000, the Slovenian government with EUR 290,000, and EUR 100,000 was ensured through the EU Progress program.

Rodic confers with Slovenian Army Chief of General Staff

BELGRADE - Serbia's outgoing Defense Minister Nebojsa Rodic and Chief of the General Staff of the Slovenian Armed Forces Major General Dobran Bozic agreed in Belgrade on Thursday that the long-standing successful cooperation between Serbia and Slovenia is a good example of development of friendly relations in the region.