Weekly Review of Events Involving Slovenia from 1 to 7 March
Ljubljana, 8 March - Ahead of the upcoming referendums on Slovenia's membership of the EU and NATO, a number of high-profile foreign officials visited Slovenia last week to help the government in persuading Slovenian voters to say yes to the two organisations on 23 March. Representatives of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) also paid a visit to Ljubljana to resume talks with former and incumbent presidents, Milan Kucan and Janez Drnovsek, regarding the trial against former Yugoslav President Milosevic. Slovenia's unsolved issues with the countries which used to make up a common state were also in the spotlight last week, as Croatian President Stipe Mesic made a remark on a possible border in the Adriatic, and Bosnian clients demanding unpaid foreign savings deposits in a former Slovenian bank gathered for a protest in front of the Slovenian Embassy in Sarajevo.
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