Parliament declares referendum on defence investment inadmissible

Ljubljana, 27 November - Responding to an ongoing opposition Left and SocDems-led referendum initiative against an act envisaging EUR 780 million in additional defence spending in 2021-2026, parliament adopted on Friday in a 51:33 vote a decree that declares such a referendum inadmissible. The Left said it would turn to the Constitutional Court.

National Assembly in session.
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