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Schedule of Events for Wednesday, 25 April

Ljubljana, 24 April - Below is a schedule of events for Wednesday, 25 April:

LJUBLJANA - Prime Minister Janez Jansa is to take questions from the floor at 10 AM as the National Assembly continues its regular session for April. The agenda includes a debate on a bill on private security services and amendments to the plant health act. (STA)

LONDON, UK - Foreign Minister Dimitrij Rupel is to begin a two-day visit to Great Britain with a working dinner with Foreign Secretary Margaret Beckett. He is to give a lecture at Cambridge University on Thursday.

STRASBOURG, France - The European Parliament is to debate the report on Croatia's progress towards EU membership.

ISTANBUL, Turkey - Defence Minister Karl Erjavec is to continue his official visit to Turkey by meeting Chief-of-Staff Yasar Buyukanit and Defence Industry Secretary Murad Bayar.

GENEVA, Switzerland - Transport Minister Janez Bozic is to take part in the 62nd session of the UN Economic Commission for Europe.

LJUBLJANA - The STA is to release a backgrounder ahead of a visit by Cypriot President Tassos Papadopoulos, who is due in Ljubljana late on Wednesday. (STA)

NOVO MESTO - Car maker Revoz is to hold a press conference at 9 AM ahead of the launch of the new Twingo supermini. (STA/PHOTO)

LJUBLJANA - The Agriculture Ministry is to hold a press conference at noon to mark two months since Iztok Jarc took over as minister.

LJUBLJANA - The Government Intellectual Property Office, police, the Copyright Agency for Slovenia and the Business Software Alliance are to hold a press conference at 11 AM on World Intellectual Property Day. (STA)

LJUBLJANA - The Association of Free Trade Unions (ZSSS), the country's biggest unionist confederation, is to address the press at 11 AM to outline its demands and expectations and events to celebrate Labour Day on 1 May.

LJUBLJANA - The Ministry of Labour, the Family and Social Affairs is to discuss workers' rights at a press conference scheduled for 11 AM.

LJUBLJANA - The general police administration is to release a final police report following the introduction of the euro in Slovenia; at 1 PM.

LJUBLJANA - Grid operator Elektro-Slovenije is to discuss business results and plans at a press conference scheduled for 11 AM.

LJUBLJANA - Press review. (STA)

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