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.
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.
Ljubljana – MEP Milan Brglez (S&D/SD) has expressed the willingness to run for president, the junior coalition Social Democrats (SD) told the STA on Wednesday, expressing the wish that he be supported by the entire coalition. The SD presidency is expected to formally nominate him tomorrow afternoon.
Ljubljana – President Borut Pahor and his Icelandic counterpart Gudni Thorlacius Johannesson called for a diplomatic solution to the Ukraine crisis as they met in Ljubljana on Saturday. They highlighted Slovenia’s important role in the Western Balkans and reaffirmed the good relations between Slovenia and Iceland.
Ljubljana – The coalition Social Democrats (SD) will not field their own candidate in the 23 October presidential election and the party will also not endorse any of the candidates running, the SD presidency decided on Monday. SD leader Tanja Fajon said the party might decide to endorse a candidate in a potential run-off.