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Commission Agrees Minority Should Get MP

Ljubljana, 23 May - The parliamentary Commission on Slovenians Abroad agreed on Wednesday that the Slovenian minority in neighbouring countries should have its deputy in parliament. However, their views on how this should be achieved differ.

Ljubljana
MPs Danijel Krivec (left) and Franc Puksic of the Slovenian Democrats (SDS) at a meeting of the parliamentary Commission on Slovenians Abroad, which debated whether the Slovenian minority in neighbouring countries should have its deputy in parliament.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

Ljubljana
Drago Stoka, the head of the Council of Slovenian Organisations (SSO), at a meeting of the parliamentary Commission on Slovenians Abroad, which debated whether the Slovenian minority in neighbouring countries should have its deputy in parliament.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

Ljubljana
Janez Kramberger, the chair of the parliamentary Commission on Slovenians Abroad, (left) and Drago Stoka, the head of the Council of Slovenian Organisations (SSO), (centre) at a meeting of the commission, which debated whether the Slovenian minority in neighbouring countries should have its deputy in parliament.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

Ljubljana
MPs Samo Bevk of the Social Democrats (SD), Danijel Krivec of the Slovenian Democrats (SDS), Miro Petek (SDS) and Boris Jesih, author of the book "Med narodom in politiko" (Between Nation and Politics), (from left to right) at a meeting of the parliamentary Commission on Slovenians Abroad, which debated whether the Slovenian minority in neighbouring countries should have its deputy in parliament.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

Ljubljana
Drago Stoka, the head of the Council of Slovenian Organisations (SSO), (left) and Bojan Brezigar, the chair of the board overseeing the implementation of law safeguarding the Slovenian minority in Italy, at a meeting of the parliamentary Commission on Slovenians Abroad, which debated whether the Slovenian minority in neighbouring countries should have its deputy in parliament.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

Ljubljana
The parliamentary Commission on Slovenians Abroad debated whether the Slovenian minority in neighbouring countries should have its deputy in parliament.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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