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Schedule of Events for Tuesday, 8 May

Ljubljana, 7 May - Below is a schedule of events for Tuesday, 8 May:

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Foreign Minister Dimitrij Rupel is to attend the 17th ministerial of the EU and the Gulf Cooperation Council.

BRUSSELS, Belgium - Finance Minister Andrej Bajuk is to attend a session of the Economic and Financial Affairs Council.

BRUSSELS, Belgium - Agriculture Minister Iztok Jarc is taking part in a two-day session of the EU Agriculture and Fisheries Council, which is to come to a close. Jarc is also scheduled to meet European Commissioner for Fisheries and Maritime Affairs Joe Borg.

BERLIN, Germany - Education and Sport Minister Milan Zver is to wrap up a visit to Berlin after meeting German Education and Research Minister Anette Schavan.

BRUSSELS, Belgium - The chief-of-staff of the Slovenian Armed Forces, Lt.-Gen. Albin Gutman, is due to attend the spring meeting of chiefs-of-staff from NATO and the EU. (until 11 May).

LJUBLJANA - Bulgarian Transport Minister Peter Moutafchiev is to meet his host and counterpart Janez Bozic as part of his working visit here. The ministers are expected to make statements for the press at 11 AM. (STA)

LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary EU Affairs Committee is to convene a session at 2 PM to debate climate change.

PORTOROZ - Transport Minister Janez Bozic is to open the 12 international boat show Internautica at 1 PM. A press conference is scheduled for 11 AM.

SERMNIN - The local committee of the Greens of Slovenia, a non parliamentary party, is to hold a press conference at 10 AM to discuss the zoning act for a new pier in the port of Koper and speculations about the construction of a gas terminal there.

LJUBLJANA - The junior coalition People's Party (SLS) is to address the press at 11 AM to present its positions on the bi-partisan agreement on cooperation during Slovenia's presidency over the EU.

LJUBLJANA - The head of the opposition Social Democrats (SD), Borut Pahor, it to speak about topical issues at a press conference at noon.

LJUBLJANA - The executive committee of GLOBE Slovenia is to convene a session at 1 PM.

LJUBLJANA - A press conference is to be held at 11 AM to present the festival French-Slovenian spring (10 May-11 June).

LJUBLJANA - Press review. (STA)

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