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Schedule of Events for Monday, 14 March

Ljubljana, 13 March - Below is a schedule of events for Monday, 14 March:

KISHINEV & TIRASPOL, Moldova - Foreign Minister Dimitrij Rupel, the OSCE chairman-in-office, is to visit Moldova. Talks with with Moldovan President Vladimir Voronin, Foreign Minister Andrej Stratan, members of the opposition and Transdniestrian leader Igor Smirnov are to examine possibilities for reviving talks on the settlement of the Transdniester issue. (STA)

BELGRADE, Serbia-Montenegro - A Slovenian parliamentary delegation, headed by Speaker France Cukjati, is scheduled to begin a three-day official visit to Serbia-Montenegro. Cukjati is expected to meet Serbia-Montenegro Speaker of Parliament Zoran Sami and the Foreign Minister Vuk Draskovic. (STA)

LJUBLJANA - Chinese Deputy Foreign Minister Zhang Yesui is to meet chairman of the parliamentary EU affairs committee Anton Kokalj and the head of Slovenia's friendship group with China Zmago Jelincic as part of his visit to Slovenia.

BRUSSELS, Belgium - EU agriculture ministers are to meet for a regular monthly session. The ministers are set to discuss the establishment of a European fisheries oversight agency and the creation of a new fund for rural development.

CAIRO, Egypt - A three-member Slovenian parliamentary delegation is to take part in a two-day session of the Euro-Mediterranean Parliamentary Assembly. The event is dedicated to examining the ties between the EU and Mediterranean countries outside of the bloc.

PRAGUE, Czech Republic - EU ministers responsible for housing policy are to meet for a two-day conference. Slovenia will be represented by Environment Minister Janez Podobnik.

LJUBLJANA - Leader of the opposition United List (ZLSD) Borut Pahor is to speak about the first 100 days of the centre-right government at a news conferences scheduled for 12:30 PM.

LJUBLJANA - The Association of Free Trade Unions of Slovenia is to hold a press conference at 10 AM to outline plans for a European labour demonstration scheduled to be held in Brussels next week.

LJUBLJANA - Press review. (STA)

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