Carinthian Slovenes Demand Bilingual Signposts in over 390 Places

Klagenfurt, 21 June - The Slovene minority living in the Austrian province of Carinthia has proposed that bilingual signposts be set up in 394 places in line with a ruling of the Austrian Constitutional Court which says that Slovene-German place names have to be provided in areas in Carinthia where the Slovenes account for ten percent of the population. Marjan Sturm, a member of the minority, believes this to be a compromise and the lowest possible level according to the standards of a law-governed state.

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