Slovenia's Independence Day

Ljubljana, 26 December - Ten years ago to the day, official results of Slovenia's independence plebiscite, which took place on 23 December 1990, were made public. Over 93 percent of Slovenes registered to vote took part in the plebiscite, with 88.2 percent of them opting for the independence of Slovenia. Slovenia had six months after the plebiscite to conduct talks with the other Yugoslav republics and persuade foreign countries to give their recognition of the new state. The Slovene Parliament adopted the constitutional law on independence of Slovenia on 25 June 1991.

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