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MPs vote to ban referendum on OCCAR deal

Ljubljana, 21 February - The National Assembly has voted 43 to 30 to endorse the government proposal not to allow a referendum on a law ratifying the agreement with the Organisation for Joint Armament Cooperation (OCCAR). The opposition Left, which initiated the referendum bid, is now planning to appeal to the Constitutional Court.

Ljubljana
Matej T. Vatovec, an MP for the Left, addresses the National Assembly ahead of a vote on whether to ban the referendum sought by the party on a defence deal.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Ljubljana
Defence Minister Matej Tonin addresses the National Assembly ahead of a vote on whether to ban the referendum sought by the Left on a defence deal.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

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