Opposition and Coalition Agree to Disagree on Border Agreement

Ljubljana, 3 May - MPs, who are expected to call late in the evening a referendum on the border arbitration accord with Croatia for 6 June, were united on Monday in the view that a referendum is necessary, but remained divided on the reasons for this.

Ljubljana
An emergency session of the National Assembly discussing a legislative referendum on the ratification of the border arbitration treaty with Croatia.
Pictured: Prime Minister Borut Pahor (left) and opposition leader Janez Jansa (right).
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
An emergency session of the National Assembly discussing a legislative referendum on the ratification of the border arbitration treaty with Croatia.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
An emergency session of the National Assembly discussing a legislative referendum on the ratification of the border arbitration treaty with Croatia.
Pictured: Prime Minister Borut Pahor (left) and opposition leader Janez Jansa (centre).
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
An emergency session of the National Assembly discussing a legislative referendum on the ratification of the border arbitration treaty with Croatia.
Pictured: Prime Minister Borut Pahor (left) and opposition leader Janez Jansa (right).
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
An emergency session of the National Assembly discussing a legislative referendum on the ratification of the border arbitration treaty with Croatia.
Pictured: Prime Minister Borut Pahor (left) and opposition leader Janez Jansa (right).
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
An emergency session of the National Assembly discussing a legislative referendum on the ratification of the border arbitration treaty with Croatia.
Pictured from left to right: MPs of the coalition Zares Vili Trofenik, Vito Rozej and Franco Juri.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
An emergency session of the National Assembly discussing a legislative referendum on the ratification of the border arbitration treaty with Croatia.
Pictured: MPs of the opposition DEmocrats (SDS) Joze Tanko (centre).
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
An emergency session of the National Assembly discussing a legislative referendum on the ratification of the border arbitration treaty with Croatia.
Pictured: MPs of the coalition Zares Franci Kek (left) and Cveta Zalokar Orazem (right).
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
An emergency session of the National Assembly discussing a legislative referendum on the ratification of the border arbitration treaty with Croatia.
Pictured: Leader of the opposition Democrats (SDS) Janez Jansa.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
An emergency session of the National Assembly discussing a legislative referendum on the ratification of the border arbitration treaty with Croatia.
Pictured: Leader of the opposition Democrats (SDS) Janez Jansa.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
An emergency session of the National Assembly discussing a legislative referendum on the ratification of the border arbitration treaty with Croatia.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
An emergency session of the National Assembly discussing a legislative referendum on the ratification of the border arbitration treaty with Croatia.
Pictured: Leader of the opposition Democrats (SDS) Janez Jansa.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
An emergency session of the National Assembly discussing a legislative referendum on the ratification of the border arbitration treaty with Croatia.
Pictured: Foreign Minister Samuel Zbogar.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
An emergency session of the National Assembly discussing a legislative referendum on the ratification of the border arbitration treaty with Croatia.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
An emergency session of the National Assembly discussing a legislative referendum on the ratification of the border arbitration treaty with Croatia.
Pictured: Foreign Minister Samuel Zbogar (left).
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

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