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Schedule of Events for Tuesday, 20 June

Ljubljana, 19 June - Below is a schedule of events for Tuesday, 20 June:

ROME, Italy - Foreign Minister Dimitrij Rupel is to pay a working visit to Italy, in what will be the first top-level meeting of a Slovenian official with members of Italy's new centre-left cabinet. He is expected to hold talks with his counterpart Massimo D'Alema, Interior Ministry Undersecretary Ettore Rosato and Milos Budin, undersecretary at the Ministry of European Affairs. (STA)

TIRANA, Albania - Economics Minister Andrej Vizjak is to pay a visit to Albania. Accompanied by a strong team of businessmen, Vizjak is to met his counterpart Genc Ruli and the Prime Minister, Sali Berisha. (STA)

LJUBLJANA - The recognition of Montenegro's independence and constitutional changes leading to the establishment of provinces will be on the agenda as the June session of parliament continues at 9 AM. Voting is scheduled for late in the evening. (STA)

TRBOVLJE/HRASTNIK - Prime Minister Janez Jansa is to visit the Trbovlje steam plant (4 PM) on the eve of the government's visit to the Zasavje region.

LJUBLJANA - The Chamber of Crafts Industries is to hold an electoral assembly at 11 AM. The new president, vice-president and secretary general are to be elected. (STA)

PIRAN - Mayors of northern Adriatic coastal municipalities from Slovenia, Italy and Croatia are to gather to discuss the preservation of the marine environment. A press conference is scheduled for 12:30 PM.

LJUBLJANA - A conference on modern waste management, organised by the Environment Ministry and the business paper Finance, is to get underway at 9 AM. Environment Minister Janez Podobnik is to deliver the opening address at 10 AM, to be followed by a press conference.

LJUBLJANA - The Sovre Award, the most prestigious national award for achievements in translation, is to be conferred by the Association of Slovenian Literary Translators at 7:30 PM. (STA/PHOTO)

LJUBLJANA - John Wagner, the new Dutch defence attache, is to pay an introductory visit to the defence Ministry.

LJUBLJANA - 15 years ago to this day, and five days before the declaration of Slovenia's independence, the Slovenian Press Agency (STA) released its first news reports.

LJUBLJANA - Press review. (STA)

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