Weekly Review of Events Involving Slovenia from 21 to 27 August

Ljubljana, 28 August - With the general election looming - and the election campaign set to start on 3 September - coalition parties hurried to overtake the opposition and call the extraordinary session of parliament before the campaign starts, on 31 August. The opposition wanted to debate the interpellation motion somewhat closer to the 3 October general election. The politicians were also kept busy on the foreign policy scene: a protest by Josko Joras, a Slovenian living at a disputed strip of land along the Slovenian-Croatian border, sparked renewed verbal exchanges between senior officials from both sides and reignited the debate on the yet-to-be-fixed border between the two countries.

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