Janša discusses current issues with Merkel

Ljubljana – Prime Minister Janez Janša held a telephone conversation with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday. The issues discussed included the situation in the EU’s eastern neighbourhood and the Polish-Belarusian border, the EU’s common position on migration pressure, and the build-up of Russian military on the border with Ukraine.

Further details of what the prime minister’s office described as a “long phone conversation” have not been revealed. “It is important that the EU is united, vigilant and active,” Janša was quoted as saying.