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Politics 14:15

Two additional border crossings opening on Slovenian-Hungarian border

Foreign Minister Anže Logar and his Hungarian counterpart Peter Szijjarto agreed on Tuesday that two additional border crossings will open on the Slovenian-Hungarian border. The two crossings are Hodoš-Bajansenye and Čepinci-Verica (Ketvölgy), the Foreign Ministry said.

Politics 12:31

Public health chief thinks latest restrictions not necessary

The latest government-imposed restrictions to curb the spread of coronavirus appear not to have been coordinated with the National Institute for Public Health (NIJZ). Acting NIJZ head Ivan Eržen told the weekly Mladina he saw no reason for the new measures that stepped into force on Sunday and Monday.

Politics Press Review 8:44

Dnevnik rejects arguments for latest movement restrictions

The newspaper Dnevnik takes issue in Tuesday's commentary with the latest movement restrictions that limit citizens's freedom of movement to their municipalities, questioning the arguments for such an encroachment on human rights.

Politics Press Review 7:34

Delo reserved about new police powers

Delo expresses reservations in Tuesday's commentary about provisions of the anti-corona bill that would give police new powers to control covid-19 patients, noting that temporary measures tend to become permanent.

Society Press Review 1:00

Primorske Novice says citizens should heed restrictions

Following the strict new measures to contain the coronavirus epidemic, the newspaper Primorske Novice argues in Tuesday's commentary that instead of wondering who is to blame for ramping up the restrictions, Slovenians should follow the instructions.

Politics Mar 30, 2020, 21:31

Parliament's legal service deems anti-crisis bill poorly written

The legal service of the National Assembly has highlighted a number of shortcomings as it issued an extensive opinion on the government-sponsored bill designed to mitigate the consequences of the coronavirus epidemic. The 33-page report is critical of as many as two-thirds of the bill's 111 articles.