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Official Blames Presidents for Lack of Reconciliation

Kočevje, 3 June - Head of an influential anti-communist movement has blamed the incumbent President Janez Drnovsek and his predecessor Milan Kucan for a lack of action on efforts to reconcile Slovenians over division stemming from the Second World War.

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Head of the Nova slovenska zaveza Anton Drobnic speaks at the ceremony to remember the homeguard and others killed in post-WWII executions.
Photo: Domen Grögl/STA

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Finance Minister Andrej Bajuk (right) receives holy communion during mass at the ceremony to remember the homeguard and others killed in post-WWII executions.
Photo: Domen Grögl/STA

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Hundreds of candles were lit to remember the victims of post-WWII summary executions.
Photo: Domen Grögl/STA

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Parliament Speaker France Cukjati (right) receives holy communion during mass at the ceremony to remember the homeguard and others killed in post-WWII executions.
Photo: Domen Grögl/STA

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Finance Minister Andrej Bajuk (left) and Parliament Speaker France Cukjati (right) lay a wreath at the mass grave where homeguard were buried.
Photo: Domen Grögl/STA

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Hundreds of people gathered for the ceremony to remember the homeguard and others killed in post-WWII executions.
Photo: Domen Grögl/STA

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Hundreds of candles were lit to remember the victims of post-WWII summary executions.
Photo: Domen Grögl/STA

Kocevski Rog
Hundreds of candles were lit to remember the victims of post-WWII summary executions.
Photo: Domen Grögl/STA

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A host of Slovenian political figures were on hand for the ceremony.
Photo: Domen Grögl/STA

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Thousands of candles were lit to remember the victims of post-WWII summary executions.
Photo: Domen Grögl/STA

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NSi deputy Janez Drobnic lays a wreath at the mass grave where homeguard were buried.
Photo: Domen Grögl/STA

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Finance Minister Andrej Bajuk (left) and Parliament Speaker France Cukjati (right) lay a wreath at the mass grave where homeguard were buried.
Photo: Domen Grögl/STA

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Novo mesto Bishop Andrej Glavan says mass at the ceremony to remember the homeguard and others killed in post-WWII executions.
Photo: Domen Grögl/STA

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Head of the Nova slovenska zaveza Anton Drobnic speaks at the ceremony to remember the homeguard and others killed in post-WWII executions.
Photo: Domen Grögl/STA

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