Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach, chairman of the NATO Military Committee, started an official visit to Slovenia on Thursday, commending the country and its armed forces on their 15 years of contribution in support of the alliance’s values and mission.
As part of Slovenian prime minister Marjan Šarec’s official visit to Russia, a reception was held this evening for Slovenian and Russian business leaders. It was attended by the prime minister, foreign minister Dr Miro Cerar, minister of economic development and technology Zdravko Počivalšek, and minister of labour, family, social affairs and equal opportunities Ksenija Klampfer. The Russian Federation was represented at the event by Russian minister of digital development, communications and mass media Konstantin Noskov.
British Ambassador to Slovenia H.E. Sophie Honey hosted a cocktail reception at her residence to celebrate the launch of the 1st issue of The Diplomacy&Commerce Slovenia – the first and only diplomatic magazine in the country, published in partnership with London’s The Economist. The event was attended by high-profile guests from Slovenian diplomatic and business community. Continue Reading →
Foreign Minister Miro Cerar does not believe PM Marjan Šarec’s official visit to Russia could worsen Slovenia’s relations with allies, either the US or the EU. The visit is very important, especially from the economic aspect, Cerar told the STA on the margins of the prime minister’s first visit to Moscow. The visit is a follow-up to the story which began at July’s session of the Slovenia-Russia commission, which plans joint business projects, said Cerar. “We can see these projects already bringing concrete results,” the foreign minister said.
Slovenia and Montenegro explored ways to boost bilateral trade and investment at business forum held in Ljubljana on Wednesday as part of a visit by Montenegrin Economy Minister Dragica Sekulić. The biggest potential was identified in energy and tourism.
The energy company Petrol signed cooperation contracts with Russia’s T Plus Grupa and Schneider Electric at a Slovenian-Russian business meeting held in Moscow on Tuesday as part of Prime Minister Marjan Šarec’s visit to the country.
Slovenia should help in the restructuring of troubled Croatian food conglomerate Agrokor and its Slovenian subsidiary, Mercator, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev suggested on Tuesday, according to RTV Slovenija. “It would be good if we agree how to proceed,” Medvedev said after talks with Slovenian Prime Minister Marjan Sarec.
Janez Lenarčič, the Slovenian EU commissioner-designate, has been assigned the portfolio of crisis management in the next European Commission, as President-elect Ursula von der Leyen announced the distribution of posts.
Slovenian Prime Minister Marjan Šarec is on an official visit to Russia on 10 and 11 September 2019, at the invitation of Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. The purpose of the visit is to confirm the good relations between the two countries, strengthen the bilateral dialogue and search for opportunities for further development of cooperation. Prime Minister Šarec stated that the two countries have friendly relations that extend to numerous areas of cooperation, from business to culture.
Bilateral relations between Slovenia and Turkey are friendly and open up new avenues of cooperation in many fields from security to economics and culture, says H.E. Esen Altug, the Ambassador of Turkey. But before we turned to discussion about mutual relations we asked our interlocutor to tell us more about the growing trend of female ambassadors in her country.