Drnovsek: Slovenia Will Back Extension of UN Peace-Keepers' Mandate in Macedonia

Ljubljana, 13 July - Slovenia has always stressed stability in Macedonia is important for stability in the entire region. It will therefore back Macedonian demand for the UN Security Council to extend the mandate of its peace-keeping forces in the country (UNPREDEP), and potentially expand the number of troops there, Slovenia's Prime Minister Janez Drnovsek said Monday after meeting with his Macedonian counterpart Branko Crvenkovski, who is staying on a two-day official visit in Slovenia.

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