May 7, 2021, 20:37
Environment Minister Andrej Vizjak attended a virtual ministerial of the Petersberg Climate Dialogue, hosted by the German Environment Ministry in cooperation with the UK. The ministers discussed open issues ahead of the climate conference in Glasgow in November, where commitments from the 2015 Paris climate agreement are to be reaffirmed.
May 7, 2021, 20:22
Defence Minister Matej Tonin presented to NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg Slovenia's defence reforms, plans to raise defence spending, and investments into the Slovenian Armed Forces (SAF) with the focus on meeting the country's commitments towards NATO. Stoltenberg welcomed the ministry's efforts.
May 7, 2021, 18:46
Foreign Minister Anže Logar and Governor of Carinthia Peter Kaiser met in Austria's Klagenfurt on Friday to discuss a number of topics, including the Covid-19 pandemic and the situation of the Slovenian minority. They also discussed the priorities of Slovenia's upcoming EU presidency and future cooperation projects.
May 7, 2021, 18:42
The weekly Mladina has been been asked by police to provide information on how it got hold of classified documents revealing the content of the draft National Recovery and Resilience Plan which the magazine published in February in what Mladina sees as an act of intimidation.
May 7, 2021, 17:48
The opposition Left has called for Slovenia and the EU to join the US in the proposal to temporarily lift patent protections for vaccines against Covid-19.
May 7, 2021, 17:26
National Assembly Speaker Igor Zorčič expressed surprise after the ruling coalition voted against his proposal on Friday for the vote on their proposal for his dismissal to be held as early as next Wednesday. Moreover, Zorčič has not yet decided whether he might step down himself.
May 7, 2021, 17:16
Bojan Veselinovič, the director of the Slovenian Press Agency (STA), has announced legal action against Prime Minister Janez Janša after he implied on Twitter that Veselinovič had been involved in the "murder" of former STA editor-in-chief Borut Meško more than a decade ago.