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Slovenian Prime Minister Robert Golob (left) and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky sign a security agreement. Photo: Slovenian government profile on X
Slovenian Prime Minister Robert Golob and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky signed a bilateral security agreement as they met on the sidelines of a meeting of the European Political Community in Oxford, UK on 18 July.
"Today is a special day in the relations between Slovenia and Ukraine. Pres
Government and trade union officials sign a tentative agreement on public sector pay reform. Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA
After months of talks on public sector pay reform, the government and trade unions have signed a tentative agreement to set out the points they have managed to agree on, but many thorny issues are yet to be tackled.
The non-binding document provides for the new pay system to start being phased in
An armoured modular vehicle (Svarun 8x8) that Slovenia purchased from Patria in 2006. Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA
Slovenia will buy armoured personnel carriers (APCs) from the Finnish defence company Patria, having solicited offers from four countries for the planned purchase.
The decision was announced by Prime Minister Robert Golob after meeting Finnish President Alexander Stubb on the sidelines of the NATO
A throng of people waiting to enter the Ljubljana Administrative Unit during a strike. Photo: STA
Slovenia's administrative units will resume their business as usual after months on strike on 8 July as trade unions representing the staff and the government signed a deal to end the stand-off.
Understaffed, underpaid and faced with huge work loads and piling backlogs, staff at most administrative
Foreign Minister Tanja Fajon (left) and her Brazilian counterpart Mauro Vieira sign air transport and tourism cooperation agreements. Photo: X profile of the Ministry of European and Foreign Affairs
Brazil is Slovenia's leading trading partner in Latin America and now the two countries have signed accords to also improve air connectivity and cooperation in tourism.
Foreign Minister Tanja Fajon signed an air transport agreement and a memorandum on cooperation in tourism with her Brazilian count
The flags of Palestine, Slovenia, the EU and NATO at the Foreign Ministry headquarters in Ljubljana. Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA
The centre-right opposition has asked the Constitutional Court to review Slovenia's recognition of Palestine and annul it, arguing parliamentary rules of procedure were breached in the process.
The National Assembly formally enacted Palestine recognition in early June after the ruling coalition fou
President Nataša Pirc Musar (left) in a tete-a-tete meeting with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. Photo: X profile of the Slovenian president
President Nataša Pirc Musar met Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky during a three-day visit to the country aimed at demonstrating Slovenia's political support and assistance to Kyiv.
Meeting in Kyiv on 28 June, the two presidents discussed a bilateral security agreement such as Ukraine has sign
Representatives of trade unions, employers and the government on the Economic and Social Council. Photo: Bor Slana/STA
Representatives of employers, trade unions and the government have resumed social dialogue on the Economic and Social Council (ESS) almost a year after it broke down as the employers walked out in protest.
Meeting for the first session since July last year, the three social partners signed a declar
The Slovenian C-27J Spartan tactical transport aircraft. Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA
The first of the two C-27J Spartan transport aircraft purchased by Slovenia from Italy has entered service with a flight to Kosovo in what the country's defence minister described as a watershed moment.
The multi-purpose military transport aircraft became part of the Slovenian Armed Forces (SAF) fl
Slovenian MEP Irena Joveva. Photo: Bor Slana/STA
Liberal Irena Joveva has become the second Slovenian member of the European Parliament to be elected a vice-president of one of the major political groups. She will serve as one of the eight vice-presidents of Renew in the next European Parliament.
Joveva, who was re-elected MEP as the lead candida
The Demokracija weekly one of 81 media outlets blocked by Russia. Photo: STA
Two Slovenian media outlets, the broadcaster Nova24TV and the political magazine Demokracija, are among 81 European media blocked by Russia in what Moscow says is a retaliatory measure against EU sanctions on Russian media.
The Russian Foreign Ministry announced the move on 24 June, publishing a li