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The presidential election will most likely take place between October 15 and November 5

On noon on Friday, National Assembly President Milan Brglez will officially schedule the presidential election in the National Gallery. In accordance with the deadlines imposed by the relevant legislation, the first possible election Sunday is October 15, while the final possible date falls on November 5. The current President of the Republic, Borut Pahor, began his current mandate on December ...

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    Cerar Meets Pence, Seeks US Support Over Arbitration

    Podgorica – Prime Minister Miro Cerar met US Vice President Mike Pence on the sidelines of the Adriatic Charter summit in Podgorica on Wednesday. Speaking to Slovenian reporters, he underscored the importance of the US’s support for the implementation of the border arbitration award. But he said Pence took no position on the matter. Cerar also briefly discussed the implementation ...

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      Parliament Reinstates 2 January as Bank Holiday

      The National Assembly has backed the ruling party’s proposal to make 2 January a bank holiday again four years after the date was removed from the list of public holidays as part of austerity measures. The Modern Centre Party (SMC)-sponsored amendment to the public holidays act was carried by 61 votes against ten at Tuesday’s emergency session and will be ...

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        Melania Trump, Originally From Sevnica – First Slovenian In The Role Of First Lady

        It is already known that a Slovenian, now an American citizen, will become the new First Lady of the USA. And Melania not only has Slovenian roots, but she grew up in Sevnica as Melanija Knavs. Let’s start with some basic data: she was born in 1970 in Novo mesto, which was then a part of Yugoslavia. She is tall, ...

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          Annaul Meeting Of The Honorary Consuls Of The Republic Of Slovenia In The U.S. And Mexico

          The Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia hosted on Friday, October 2, the annual meeting of the honorary consuls of the Republic of Slovenia in the United States and Mexico .The network of honorary consuls in the U.S. currently consists of Mr. Thomas J. Brandi (California), Mr. Srečko Vidmar (Colorado), Dr. Gregory S. Chan (Florida), Mr. Paul N. Steinfeld (Georgia), ...

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            Slovenian Embassy in US Welcomes 4,000 Visitors on Open Day

            The Slovenian Embassy in Washington has received around 4,000 visitors as part of this year’s EU Embassies’ Open House Day, who had the opportunity to enjoy in Slovenian food and drinks and be acquainted with the country’s culture, politics, economy and social life. EU Embassies’ Open House Day is a part of the European Month of Culture in Washington, which ...

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              Robert Plešnik, Slovenian Honorary consul for New Zealand

              Robert Plešnik has become the Honorary consul of the Republic of Slovenia for New Zealand. In this interview, he speaks about the important work that he is undertaking in his new role. Source: SBS Radio Station, Australia

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