News roundup - Tuesday, 9 April, until 3pm

Ljubljana, 9 April - Below is a roundup of major events on Tuesday, 9 April, until 3pm local time:

Slovenia regrets Russia and China vetoing Gaza resolution

NEW YORK, US - Slovenia expressed regret at a meeting of the UN General Assembly in New York on Monday that Russia and China vetoed the US proposal on the resolution on Gaza on 22 March. The countries voted against the resolution, arguing that it does not exert enough pressure on Israel. Ambassador Boštjan Malovrh also expressed concern over the threat of an operation in Rafah.

Putin's ally Viktor Zubkov visits Slovenia, says report

LJUBLJANA - A few days ago, Viktor Zubkov, a former Russian prime minister and a close ally of Russia's President Vladimir Putin, visited Slovenia, the news portal Necenzurirano reported. The visit of the long-serving chairman of the gas giant Gazprom was reportedly coordinated by the Russian embassy, but no details of his agenda have been revealed. Zubkov is blacklisted in the UK, but not in the US or EU.

Poll shows Slovenians losing trust in doctors, but not healthcare

LJUBLJANA - Slovenians are losing trust in online stores but are increasingly trusting banks, and they are losing trust in doctors but increasingly trust healthcare, a survey conducted by pollster Valicon shows. The most trustworthy institution is civil protection and the most trustworthy profession firefighters.

Exhibition on propaganda art opens in Ljubljana

LJUBLJANA - An exhibition of propagandist and provocative artworks will open at the P74 Gallery, running until 26 April. It features works by the New Collectivism studio, the Laibach Kunst group, Matjaž Hanžek, Ivan Volarič Feo and Dalibor Martinis.

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