Prime Minister Against Doctors' Strike

Ljubljana, 18 March - Slovene Prime Minister Janez Drnovsek is convinced that doctors and dentists have no reason to go on strike on Tuesday, he told a press conference on Monday. The government is willing to solve the issues pointed out by the doctors, and Drnovsek feels they would be solved shortly, but realistically. He also assessed that there is no reason to aggravate the relations between the teachers' trade unions and the government. According to him, the bill on public sector wages sent into second parliamentary reading is a step towards meeting the trade unions' demands.

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