Weekly Review of Events Involving Slovenia from 16 to 22 April

Ljubljana, 23 April - Slovenian officials welcomed the selection of a new Pope this week. Most of the officials agreed that Benedict XVI is expected to carry on the work of his predecessor, John Paul II. In other news, the highly-disputed government bill on the public broadcaster made it past the first hurdle in parliament as it got sufficient support to proceed to second reading. The opposition threatened to challenge the law in a referendum unless substantive changes are made to it.

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