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Politics Aug 24, 2019, 14:13

SLS cancels wolf-related protest, Šarec calls them bluffers

The non-parliamentary People's Party (SLS) cancelled its protest against wolf attacks on livestock, meant to be held on the margins of the AGRA fair in Gornja Radgona on Saturday, saying that it had gotten assurances from the government for its demands. But PM Marjan Šarec is not convinced in the party's argument for the cancellation.

Politics Press Review Aug 24, 2019, 11:33

Papers criticise SLS for abusing protests against wolves

The newspapers Delo and Dnevnik criticise in Saturday's commentaries the non-parliamentary People's Party (SLS) for protesting against wolf attacks on livestock by calling for their culling, noting that these are nothing but populist moves aimed at scoring political points.

Business Press Review Aug 24, 2019, 1:00

Večer scolds Šarec for advocating new NEK reactor so easily

While the newspaper Večer criticises in Saturday's commentary Prime Minister Marjan Šarec for advocating a new reactor at the NEK nuclear power plant with such an ease, it notes that it is time to start a debate on what kind of energy policy Slovenia really wants.

Politics Aug 23, 2019, 16:24

Slovenia and Turkey outline further cooperation in agriculture

Agriculture Minister Aleksandra Pivec and her visiting Turkish counterpart Bekir Pakdemirli participated on Thursday in the signing of a document laying down the guidelines for future cooperation as part of the Slovenia-Turkey Management Committee for Agriculture and Forestry. The pair also attended a ministerial conference in Ptuj today.

Politics Aug 23, 2019, 12:02

Trojanow criticises EU for protecting only its own interests

Award-winning author Ilija Trojanow, a special guest of this year's Days of Poetry and Wine, read out his Open Letter to Europe at the opening of the festival. He likened the EU to Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, involved in atrocities and avoiding guilt because on the other hand, it is trying to be democratic.

Politics Aug 23, 2019, 9:44

Totalitarian regimes start with intolerance, president warns

All totalitarian regimes started with small displays of intolerance and to defend a minority is to defend peaceful coexistence, President Borut Pahor said Thursday evening as he addressed a ceremony marking the European Day of Remembrance for Victims of Totalitarian Regimes in Lendava.