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Boris Pahor Becomes Freeman of Maribor

Maribor, 23 June - Trieste-based Slovenian writer Boris Pahor was declared a freeman of the City of Maribor on Wednesday at a ceremony ahead of National Day, marking the anniversary of the declaration of Slovenian independence on 25 June 1991. Pahor called for more national consciousness and a firm and confident stance towards other countries.

Maribor
A ceremony marking National Day (25 June), when Slovenians celebrate the declaration of independence, where Trieste-based Slovenian writer Boris Pahor (centre) was declared Freeman of the City of Maribor.
Photo: Andreja Sersen Dobaj/STA

Maribor
A ceremony marking National Day (25 June), when Slovenians celebrate the declaration of independence, where Trieste-based Slovenian writer Boris Pahor was declared Freeman of the City of Maribor.
Photo: Andreja Sersen Dobaj/STA

Maribor
Trieste-based Slovenian writer Boris Pahor (pictured) arriving to a ceremony marking National Day (25 June), when Slovenians celebrate the declaration of independence, where Pahor is to be declared Freeman of the City of Maribor.
Photo: Andreja Sersen Dobaj/STA

Maribor
Trieste-based Slovenian writer Boris Pahor (right) arriving to a ceremony marking National Day (25 June), when Slovenians celebrate the declaration of independence, where Pahor is to be declared Freeman of the City of Maribor.
Photo: Andreja Sersen Dobaj/STA

Maribor
Trieste-based Slovenian writer Boris Pahor (right) arriving to a ceremony marking National Day (25 June), when Slovenians celebrate the declaration of independence, where Pahor is to be declared Freeman of the City of Maribor.
Photo: Andreja Sersen Dobaj/STA

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