Weekly Review of Events Involving Slovenia from 22 to 28 September
Ljubljana, 29 September - Slovenia's was marked by lively international activity this past week, as President Milan Kucan travelled to the Austrian province of Carinthia, Interior Minister Rado Bohinc discussed police co-operation with his Italian counterpart in Rome, while President of the Swiss Council of States paid a visit to Slovenia. The Slovene government passed the two-year NATO membership action plan, while Slovenia paid host to a seminar on the non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and an international conference of preventing corruption, the world's third largest project aimed at cracking down on corruption this year. Preparations for EU accession have been in full swing too. Slovenia and EU exchanged opinions for the last time before the EU puts out its reports on candidate countries' progress towards accession. Preparations for the final part of negotiations on the agricultural part of the acquis have been stepped up as well, and Agriculture Minister Franci But held talks with two European Commissioners just days apart.
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