Comprehensive Constitutional Changes Open Door to Accession to EU, NATO

Ljubljana, 27 February - In a 71 to 8 vote, MPs have adopted a constitutional bill changing the first chapter of the Constitution as well as Articles 47 and 68, forming the constitutional foundation of Slovenia's integration into international organisations (in this case the EU) and defence alliances (NATO). 79 lawmakers were presented at Thursday's extraordinary session. Voting against were MPs of the opposition SNS and SMS, each with 4 MPs in the 90-seat parliament.

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