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Independence remembered at Sovereignty Day celebration

Cerkno/Vrhnika, 26 October - A memorial plaque was unveiled at the site of a secret weapons depot of the Slovenian Territorial Defence force in 1990 and 1991 on Saturday as part of celebrations of Sovereignty Day, a public holiday observed on 25 October to remember the day in 1991 when the last Yugoslav People's Army soldiers left Slovenia.

Vrhnika
The main ceremony on Sovereignty Day.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Cerkno
A plaque was unveiled at the site of a secret weapons deport of the Slovenian Territorial Defence force in 1990-1991, when Slovenia was amid independence efforts.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Cerkno
A plaque was unveiled at the site of a secret weapons deport of the Slovenian Territorial Defence force in 1990-1991, when Slovenia was amid independence efforts.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Cerkno
A plaque was unveiled at the site of a secret weapons deport of the Slovenian Territorial Defence force in 1990-1991, when Slovenia was amid independence efforts.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Cerkno
A plaque was unveiled at the site of a secret weapons deport of the Slovenian Territorial Defence force in 1990-1991, when Slovenia was amid independence efforts. Prime Minister Marjan Šarec second from left.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Cerkno
A plaque was unveiled at the site of a secret weapons deport of the Slovenian Territorial Defence force in 1990-1991, when Slovenia was amid independence efforts.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Vrhnika
Dušan Plut, a member of the independence-era collective presidency of Slovenia, addressing the main ceremony on Sovereignty Day.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Vrhnika
Dušan Plut, a member of the independence-era collective presidency of Slovenia, addressing the main ceremony on Sovereignty Day.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Vrhnika
Prime Minister Marjan Šarec shaking hands with Police Commissioner Tatjana Bobnar at the main ceremony on Sovereignty Day.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

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