Defence minister: Slovenia's commitments to NATO unchanged

Brussels, 16 June - Slovenia's commitments to NATO remain unchanged, the country does not plan to reduce its defence spending, and remains committed to establishing a battalion-sized battle group, Defence Minister Marjan Šarec told the press on Thursday in Brussels after he attended his first, two-day NATO ministerial since he took office on 1 June.

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Marjan Šarec (left) with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg during the latter's visit to Slovenia a few years ago when Šarec was prime minister.
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