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Constitution amended making drinking water fundamental right

Ljubljana, 17 November - The National Assembly passed on Thursday an amendment to the Constitution that makes access to drinking water a fundamental right and is seen as a bulwark against privatisation of water sources. Slovenia will become the second EU country after Slovakia to protect access to drinking water in the Constitution.

Ljubljana
PM Miro Cerar addresses parliament ahead of a vote confirming an amendment to the Constitution that makes drinking water a fundamental right.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

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