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Law Opens Door to Appointment of Non-Career Ambassadors

Ljubljana, 15 December - Parliament endorsed amendments to the foreign affairs act in a 56:21 vote Tuesday. The government says the change is aimed at strengthening career diplomacy even though it allows for 10% of ambassador posts to be occupied by non-career diplomats.

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MPs start December session.
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State Secretary at Justice Ministry Bostjan Skrlec (background) talking to the MPs regarding amendments to general offences act.
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MPs start December session.
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Opposition People's Party (SLS) deputy Gvido Kres at December session.
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December session kicks off in National Assembly.
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MPs start December session.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

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Coalition deputies at the December session.
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Opposition Democrats (SDS) deputies at the December session.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

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