Weekly Review of Events Involving Slovenia from 20-26 October

Ljubljana, 27 October - Slovenia is to get a new president in a run-off, which is to feature, according to unofficial results, centre-right MEP Lojze Peterle and former UN official Danilo Tuerk, who is supported by centre-left parties. The names of the new constitutional judges also remain an unknown, as parliament rejected four of the five nominees put forward by President Janez Drnovsek. The MPs were divided on the education and provinces laws, the foreign minister was in Belgrade and Pristina, Canada handed over to Slovenia a convicted ex-state secretary, and fuel company Petrol made a big step forward in the takeover bid for conglomerate Istrabenz.

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