U.S. Request for Humanitarian Overflights Approved; US$ 5m Are "Mistake", Says Rop
Ljubljana, 27 March - The government approved the U.S. request for overflights of transport aircraft carrying to Iraq personnel and equipment for humanitarian aid, PM Anton Rop told the press Thursday. The request was approved because it applies to humanitarian aid, he added. Rop also said the U.S. State Department has said that, contrary to yesterday's media reports, Slovenia will not get US$ 5m as a reward for joining the war coalition against Iraq.
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