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Opposition Leader Says Referendum Outcome Defeat for Slovenia

Ljubljana, 6 June - The anti-camp regretted the outcome of Sunday's referendum in which the Slovenia-Croatia border arbitration treaty was approved by a narrow majority of 51.48% of the vote. "This is absolutely a defeat for Slovenia," opposition Democrat (SDS) leader Janez Jansa said.

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Oppsodition Democrats (SDS) leader Janez Jansa talking to the press after referendum polls close.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

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The opposition Democrats (SDS) waiting for the results of the referendum on Slovenia's border arbitration agreement with Slovenia.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

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The opposition Democrats (SDS) waiting for the results of the referendum on Slovenia's border arbitration agreement with Slovenia.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

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The opposition Democrats (SDS) waiting for the results of the referendum on Slovenia's border arbitration agreement with Slovenia.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

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The opposition Democrats (SDS) waiting for the results of the referendum on Slovenia's border arbitration agreement with Slovenia.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

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Opposition Democrats (SDS) leader Janez Jansa waiting for the results of a the referendum on Slovenia's border arbitration accord with Croatia.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

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Oppsodition Democrats (SDS) leader Janez Jansa talking to the press after referendum polls close.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

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National Party (SNS) leader Zmago Jelincic talking to the press after referendum polls closed.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

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The opposition Democrats (SDS) waiting for the results of the referendum on Slovenia's border arbitration agreement with Slovenia.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
The opposition Democrats (SDS) waiting for the results of the referendum on Slovenia's border arbitration agreement with Slovenia.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
The opposition Democrats (SDS) waiting for the results of the referendum on Slovenia's border arbitration agreement with Slovenia.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

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New Slovenia (NSi) president Ljudmila Novak (left) waiting for the results of the referendum.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

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People's Party (SLS) president Radovan Zerjav (right) waiting for the official results of the referendum on Slovenia's border arbitration agreement with Slovenia.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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