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Šarec receives congratulations from Juncker

Brussels, 14 September - PM Marjan Šarec has received congratulations on his appointment from European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. Apart from wishing the new prime minister a lot of success, Juncker also thanked his predecessor Miro Cerar for "excellent cooperation", the Commission's spokesman Alexander Winterstein said in Brussels on Friday.

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PM Miro Cerar (left) and President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

According to Winterstein, Juncker is also writing letters to Cerar and Šarec.

Immediately after the 3 June election, Juncker congratulated the head of the Democrats (SDS), Janez Janša, as the election winner.

He then expressed conviction that the new Slovenian government would significantly contribute to the joint efforts for a democratic, successful and strong EU.

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