Drnovsek Rejects Fresh Talks on Border with Croatia

Brdo pri Kranju, 13 June - Slovenia and Croatia had long negotiated about the border and last year reached an agreement, which was approved by both the Slovene and Croatian governments, and initialed. "Therefore it is very difficult or impossible to put oneself into a situation to start re-negotiating matters which have already been agreed at negotiations, and have been confirmed by both governments," Prime Minister Janez Drnovsek said on Thursday, responding to Croatia's announcement that the Croatian government would define new positions in the border talks with Slovenia, after the Croatian parliament majority rejected the ratification of the initialed border agreement.

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