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Schedule of Events for Monday, 17 July

Ljubljana, 16 July - Below is a schedule of events for Monday, 17 July:

LJUBLJANA/KOPER - German Transport Minister Wolfgang Tiefensee is pay a visit to Slovenia upon an invitation by Slovenian Transport Minister Janez Bozic. The pair is expected to focus on joint interests and strategy during both countries' stints as EU presidents and visit Slovenia's only seaport of Koper. A press conference is scheduled for after the meeting at 11:15 AM. (STA)

BRUSSELS, Belgium - EU foreign ministers, including Slovenia's Dimitrij Rupel are to discuss the crisis on the Middle East, while Serbia will present its plan for capturing suspected war criminal General Ratko Mladic.

LJUBLJANA - A joint press conference of the Association of Free Trade Unions of Slovenia (ZSSS), the Independence, Pergam, KS 90, Alternative, Solidarity trade unions and the Confederation of Public Sector Trade Unions will present their position on the changes to the act on health care and health insurance. At 9 AM. (STA)

LJUBLJANA - Local Government and Regional Policy Minister Ivan Zagar is to meet at 12:30 AM Franco Iacopo, his co-chair at the commission for common development projects between Slovenia and the Italian region of Friuli Venezia-Giulia. Iacopo is also to meet State Secretary for Slovenians Abroad Zorko Pelikan.

LJUBLJANA - The European Commission's Representation Office in Slovenia is to present to the press at 11 AM the results of the spring Eurobarometer poll for Slovenia. (STA)

LJUBLJANA - Education and Sports Minister Milan Zver alongside representatives of the National Examination Centre are to speak to the press at 10 AM on the results of the spring matura exam, the nationwide secondary school leaving exam which is a prerequisite for university studies.

LJUBLJANA - The 47th International Mathematical Olympiad is to close with an award ceremony for the best competitors at 4 PM. European Science and Research Commissioner Janez Potocnik is to give the keynote address. (STA/PHOTO)

LJUBLJANA - Serbian Prince Aleksander Karadjordjevic and Princess Katarina are to arrive to Slovenia, where the prince will celebrate his 61st birthday.

LJUBLJANA - Press review. (STA)

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