Dolenc: Privatisation is Necessary, but Without EU Pressures

Ljubljana, 24 November - Given that, in addition to over 60 percent of Slovenia's banking sector having been privatised, the largest state-owned banks NLB and NKBM have been partly privatised and are organised as joint-stock companies, the EU should has no right to expert any pressure on Slovenia. Just like the Slovene privately-owned banks, NLB and NKBM have adopted a market approach in their operations, President of NLB Supervisory Board Gregor Dolenc told Wednesday's Delo. Having nothing in common with the idea of a united Europe, the pressures exerted by the EU are motivated by business interests, according the Dolenc.

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