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Section: STA (Slovenia)

      Russian official calls for dialogue on Ukraine
      Sep08

      Russian official calls for dialogue on Ukraine

      Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Aleksey Meshkov called for dialogue with the West to ease tensions in the face of the Ukrainian crisis. This is one of the most complicated periods in Europe’s modern history, he told reporters on the margins of the Bled Strategic Forum. …read more Source:...

      Senior US official critical of Russia’s actions in Syria, Ukraine
      Sep08

      Senior US official critical of Russia’s actions in Syria, Ukraine

      Michael Carpenter, US deputy assistant secretary of defence, has criticised Russia’s role in Syria and Ukraine in an interview with the STA on the margins of the Bled Strategic Forum. …read more Source:...

      Zannier: Without political solution, OSCE to remain in Ukraine a long time
      Sep08

      Zannier: Without political solution, OSCE to remain in Ukraine a long time

      OSCE Secretary General Lamberto Zannier commented on developments in Eastern Ukraine in an interview with the STA in Bled earlier this week, warning that the conflict will take a very long time unless a broader political solution is found. OSCE monitors are being continuously hampered, mainly by the separatists. …read more Source:...

      Children from Ukraine, Belarus holidaying at Slovenian coast
      Aug26

      Children from Ukraine, Belarus holidaying at Slovenian coast

      A youth seaside health and holiday resort Debeli Rtič hosted a group of 80 children from Ukraine and 30 from Belarus from Wednesday until today. The Ukrainian children were included in psychosocial and Belarus in medical rehabilitation programmes sponsored by the Foreign Ministry. …read more Source:...

      Small rally staged in protest against Putin visit
      Jul30

      Small rally staged in protest against Putin visit

      Around 30 Ukrainians living in Slovenia and Italy protested in front of the Russian Embassy in Ljubljana today ahead of the afternoon visit by Vladimir Putin. The protesters are puzzled by Slovenia’s invitation “to a person who is in fact a dictator”. …read more Source:...

      Reuters: Putin Slovenia visit part of drive to end EU sanctions
      Jul29

      Reuters: Putin Slovenia visit part of drive to end EU sanctions

      Vladimir Putin will step up Russia’s campaign to end EU sanctions with a visit to Slovenia on Saturday, Reuters reports citing Moscow-based EU diplomats. …read more Source:...

      Govt backs visa-free travel for Kosovo, Ukraine, but not Turkey
      Jun16

      Govt backs visa-free travel for Kosovo, Ukraine, but not Turkey

      The government expressed on Thursday support for visa liberalisation for Kosovo and Ukraine. As for Turkey, it will adopt a position after the European Commission has issued a new report and after the government has assessed the impact of visa liberalisation for Turkey’s citizens on the migration and security situation in Slovenia....

      Erjavec to meet Lavrov in Moscow
      Jun14

      Erjavec to meet Lavrov in Moscow

      Foreign Minister Karl Erjavec is due to meet his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov at the outset of his two-day visit to Moscow on Tuesday to discuss Russia’s relations with the EU and NATO, the situation in Syria and the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source:...

      FM will discuss Ukraine, Minsk Protocol in Moscow
      Jun13

      FM will discuss Ukraine, Minsk Protocol in Moscow

      Foreign Minister Karl Erjavec will discuss on Tuesday with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov the crisis in Ukraine and the implementation of the Minsk Protocol, one of the key conditions for the lifting of EU sanctions against Russia. …read more Source:...

      Foreign minister explains nature of Putin’s visit to Ukrainian counterpart
      May23

      Foreign minister explains nature of Putin’s visit to Ukrainian counterpart

      Foreign Minister Karl Erjavec explained on Monday the nature of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit to Slovenia in July to his Ukrainian counterpart Pavlo Klimkin. He underlined that it would be a commemorative visit to mark the 100th anniversary of the Russian Chapel. …read more Source:...