STA funding, media freedom discussed at EU-Western Balkans summit news conference

Brdo pri Kranju/Ljubljana – PM Janez Janša disagrees with the claim that Slovenia is setting a poor example to EU candidates by suspending the funding of the STA and not respecting media freedom. But European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen was clear, as she spoke to the press after the EU-Western Balkans summit alongside Janša, that current STA funding is a must. Answering a media question about the government having paid the STA nothing this year for the public service it provides, Janša said the government would pay the…

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