Slovenia to Stop Blocking Croatia's EU Talks

Ljubljana, 11 September - Slovenia and Croatia have agreed that Slovenia will lift its blockade of Croatia's EU accession talks and the two countries will resume talks on the border dispute with the help of the EU through arbitration. The deal was reached by Slovenian and Croatian prime ministers, Borut Pahor and Jadranka Kosor, on Friday.

Ljubljana
Prime Minister Borut Pahor and Croatian counterpart Jadranka Kosor speaking to the press after talks on the border and EU accession dispute.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
Prime Minister Borut Pahor and Croatian counterpart Jadranka Kosor explore the Slovenian capital.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
Prime Minister Borut Pahor (right) shaking hands with his Croatian counterpart Jadranka Kosor during a meeting which is considered a continuation of the ongoing dialogue on resolving the border dispute between Slovenia and Croatia.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
Prime Minister Borut Pahor and Croatian counterpart Jadranka Kosor speaking to the press after talks on the border and EU accession dispute.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
Prime Minister Borut Pahor and Croatian counterpart Jadranka Kosor speaking to the press after talks on the border and EU accession dispute.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
Prime Minister Borut Pahor and Croatian counterpart Jadranka Kosor speaking to the press after talks on the border and EU accession dispute.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
Prime Minister Borut Pahor and Croatian counterpart Jadranka Kosor speaking to the press after talks on the border and EU accession dispute.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
Prime Minister Borut Pahor and Croatian counterpart Jadranka Kosor speaking to the press after talks on the border and EU accession dispute.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
Prime Minister Borut Pahor and Croatian counterpart Jadranka Kosor speaking to the press after talks on the border and EU accession dispute.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
Prime Minister Borut Pahor and Croatian counterpart Jadranka Kosor speaking to the press after talks on the border and EU accession dispute.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
Prime Minister Borut Pahor and Croatian counterpart Jadranka Kosor speaking to the press after talks on the border and EU accession dispute.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
Prime Minister Borut Pahor and Croatian counterpart Jadranka Kosor take a coffee in the centre of Ljubljana.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana.
Predsednik vlade Borut Pahor se je srečal s hrvaško predsednico vlade Jadranko Kosor.
Sprehod predsednice hrvaške vlade Jadranke Kosor in premiera Boruta Pahorja po Ljubljani.
Slovenska in hrvaška delegacija na kavi v lokalu Tromostovje.
Foto: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Ljubljana.
Predsednik vlade Borut Pahor se je srečal s hrvaško predsednico vlade Jadranko Kosor.
Sprehod predsednice hrvaške vlade Jadranke Kosor in premiera Boruta Pahorja po Ljubljani.
Slovenska in hrvaška delegacija na kavi v lokalu Tromostovje.
Foto: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Ljubljana
Prime Minister Borut Pahor and Croatian counterpart Jadranka Kosor take a coffee in the centre of Ljubljana.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
Prime Minister Borut Pahor and Croatian counterpart Jadranka Kosor explore the Slovenian capital.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
Prime Minister Borut Pahor and Croatian counterpart Jadranka Kosor explore the Slovenian capital.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
Prime Minister Borut Pahor and Croatian counterpart Jadranka Kosor explore the Slovenian capital.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
Prime Minister Borut Pahor and Croatian counterpart Jadranka Kosor explore the Slovenian capital.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
Prime Minister Borut Pahor and Croatian counterpart Jadranka Kosor explore the Slovenian capital.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
Prime Minister Borut Pahor and Croatian counterpart Jadranka Kosor explore the Slovenian capital.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
Prime Minister Borut Pahor (right) shaking hands with his Croatian counterpart Jadranka Kosor during a meeting which is considered a continuation of the ongoing dialogue on resolving the border dispute between Slovenia and Croatia.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
Prime Minister Borut Pahor (right) talking to his Croatian counterpart Jadranka Kosor during a meeting which is considered a continuation of the ongoing dialogue on resolving the border dispute between Slovenia and Croatia.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
Prime Minister Borut Pahor (right) shaking hands with his Croatian counterpart Jadranka Kosor during a meeting which is considered a continuation of the ongoing dialogue on resolving the border dispute between Slovenia and Croatia.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
Prime Minister Borut Pahor (right) shaking hands with his Croatian counterpart Jadranka Kosor during a meeting which is considered a continuation of the ongoing dialogue on resolving the border dispute between Slovenia and Croatia.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

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