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State Secretary Štucin meets Austrian Secretary General for Foreign Affairs Launsky-Tieffenthal

State Secretary Marko Štucin met with Secretary General at the Austrian Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs, Dr Peter Launsky-Tieffenthal, in Bled today. They discussed current bilateral and European topics. In particular, they underlined the importance of the enlargement process to the Western Balkans and agreed that the region should remain a geostrategic priority for the EU.
Državni sekretar Štucin in generalni sekretar Peter Launsky-Tieffenthal med rokovanjem

State Secretary Marko Štucin and Secretary General Peter Launsky-Tieffenthal | Author Ministrstvo za zunanje in evropske zadeve

State Secretary Štucin advocated further measures by the Republic of Austria in favour of the Slovenian national community in Austria, especially in the field of bilingual education and the public use of the Slovenian language.

He also stressed the importance of a fully functioning Schengen area for the EU and reiterated Slovenia’s expectation that Austria would lift its temporary border controls at the border with Slovenia.

Both expressed support for Ukraine and underlined the importance of efforts to achieve peace.