Review of Events Involving Slovenia from 23 to 29 August

Ljubljana, 30 August - The attention of the public and politicians alike focused again this week on relations with Croatia and its intention to declare an exclusive economic zone in the Adriatic. The exchange of diplomatic noted was interrupted by Croatia, but the exchange of words continues. Only two major event managed to shift the public attention from the dispute. The first was the automatic shutdown of the Krsko nuclear power plant - which is incidentally co-owned by Croatia and Slovenia - that was caused by a minor fault on a valve. The second was the announcement of People's Party president Franci But that he would hand in his resignation.

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