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Parliament Again Rejects Referendum on Lisbon Treaty

Ljubljana, 7 February - The National Assembly has again voted down a motion by the opposition National Party (SNS) for a referendum on the ratification of the Lisbon Treaty. Thursday's vote was 7 for the referendum and 54 against.

Ljubljana
Extraordinary session of the parliament.
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Ljubljana
Extraordinary session of the parliament.
Foreign Minister Dimitrij Rupel (centre).
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Ljubljana
Extraordinary session of the parliament.
Opposition National Party (SNS) MP Bogdan Barovic (left).
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Ljubljana
Extraordinary session of the parliament.
MPs of the opposition grouping Lipa (Linden) Barbara Zgajner Tavs and Bostjan Zagorac.
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Ljubljana
Extraordinary session of the parliament.
Ruling Slovenian Democrats (SDS) MP Joze Tanko.
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Ljubljana
Extraordinary session of the parliament.
Opposition National Party (SNS) MP Bogdan Barovic.
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Ljubljana
Extraordinary session of the parliament.
Opposition National Party (SNS) MP Bogdan Barovic.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

Ljubljana
Extraordinary session of the parliament.
Foreign Minister Dimitrij Rupel (left).
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

Ljubljana
Extraordinary session of the parliament.
Ruling Slovenian Democrats (SDS) MP Eva Irgl.
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Ljubljana
Extraordinary session of the parliament.
Opposition National Party (SNS) MP Srecko Prijatelj.
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Ljubljana
Extraordinary session of the parliament.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

Ljubljana
Extraordinary session of the parliament.
Leader of the opposition grouping Lipa (Linden) Saso Pece.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

Ljubljana
Extraordinary session of the parliament.
Ruling Slovenian Democrats (SDS) MP Rudolf Petan.
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