Feri Horvat visits Milan
Milan, 28 November - Mr. Feri Horvat, the President of the Slovenian Chamber of Commerce, attended the 11. meeting of the presidents of the chambers of commerce of the Alps-Adria initiative on the economic cooperation through the chambers of commerce system. The participants backed an immediate appeal to the European Community and the EFTA to nullify the sanctions against Slovenia and Croatia. The appeal should be endorsed tomorrow at the end of the meeting. They also supported a prompt diplomatic recognition of Slovenia and Croatia while criticizing the EC for its slow and ineffective involvement in the Yugoslav crysis. All the presidents of the chambers of commece of the Alps-Adria initiative expressed their willingness to promote the cause of Slovenia and Croatia with their respective governments. Austria did not endorse the EC economic sanctions and is not involved in their respective implementation.