Weekly Review of Events Involving Slovenia from 2 to 8 April

Ljubljana, 9 April - Slovenia last week grieved over the death of Pope John Paul II and observed a special day of mourning on 8 April, the day of the Pope's funeral. Foreign Minister and OSCE Chairman Dimitrij Rupel wrapped up his tour of Central Asia and paid a visit to Serbia-Montenegro. On the home scene, the week was marked by debates over the government-proposed bill on the public broadcaster amidst concerns that it would weaken the autonomy of the broadcaster's journalists and editors. The government meanwhile dismissed police director general Darko Anzelj.

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