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  • Minister Logar and German Minister Baerbock on excellent cooperation between the two countries in Berlin

    Foreign Minister Anže Logar paid a working visit to Berlin. In the light of the continuation of the regular political dialogue with Germany, he met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs Annalena Baerbock and held several other talks as well.

  • Minister Logar at the Munich Security Conference

    Between 18 and 20 February 2022, Minister of Foreign Affairs Anže Logar attended the Munich Security Conference, which was marked by debates on the heightened security situation in and around Ukraine. The highest representatives of states and international organisations were united in expressing support for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine, condemning the actions of the Russian Federation that endangers Ukrainian, European and international security.

  • State Secretary Dovžan in Berlin on bilateral cooperation and current European and foreign policies

    State Secretary Gašper Dovžan met with the Minister of State for Europe and Climate at the German Foreign Ministry Anna Lührmann in Berlin. The main topic of the discussion was the strengthening of bilateral relations in the light of the strategic dialogue between the two countries and the continuation of constructive cooperation on European affairs.

  • Consultations of Directors-General for EU Affairs of the Trio Presidency as it draws to a close

    Today, Director-General Barbara Sušnik hosted consultations of the Trio Presidency of Germany, Portugal and Slovenia. Its 18-month term, which was strongly marked by the COVID-19 pandemic and the adoption of measures for post-pandemic economic and sustainable recovery, concludes at the end of this year.

  • Prime Minister Janez Janša and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on the current situation

    Prime Minister Janez Janša today held a long telephone conversation with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on the situation in the EU's Eastern Neighbourhood, the situation on the Polish-Belarusian border, the EU's united stance on migrant pressure and the build-up of Russian troops on the border with Ukraine.

  • State Secretary Stanislav Raščan and Gertrud Rantzen discuss excellent cooperation between Slovenia and Germany in the economy

    State Secretary Stanislav Raščan and Chairwoman of the German-Slovene Chamber of Commerce and Industry (AHK) Gertrud Rantzen, who is ending her longstanding term of office, welcomed the high level of economic relations between Slovenia and Germany.

  • Europe-Africa: An Indispensable Partnership

    Op-Ed by Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia Dr Anže Logar, Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of Germany Heiko Maas, Minister of State and for Foreign Affairs of the Portuguese Republic Dr Augusto Santos Silva and Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs of France Jean-Yves Le Drian.

  • State Secretary Dovžan meets with Minister of North Rhine-Westphalia

    State Secretary Gašper Dovžan met with Stephan Holthoff-Pförtner, Minister of Federal, European and International Affairs of the German Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia. The main topic of the talks was the strengthening of cooperation in the light of Slovenia’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

  • Talks between State Secretary Dr. Raščan and the German State Secretary of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development

    Acting as Minister for Development Cooperation, State Secretary Dr. Stanislav Raščan held a telephone conversation with Martin Jäger, the German State Secretary of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development.

  • Handing over the EU Council Presidency in the field of development cooperation to Slovenia

    State Secretary Stanislav Raščan attended the handover of the Trio Presidency of the EU Foreign Affairs Council in the format of development cooperation ministers. The meeting took the form of an audio-video conference and was attended by the Portuguese State Secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Francisco André, and the German State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development, Martin Jäger.

  • Minister Logar attends Permanent Slovenia-Bavaria Mixed Commission meeting in Bavaria

    Foreign Minister Anže Logar visited Munich today, where he met with Bavarian Minister for European and International Affairs Melanie Huml. They discussed the activities for enhancing political and economic relations between Slovenia and Bavaria in the light of the upcoming Slovenian EU Council Presidency.

  • Director-General for EU Affairs presents Slovenia’s priorities at the Trio meeting

    Director-General for European Affairs Barbara Sušnik participated in a videoconference meeting of the EU Council Presidency Trio of Slovenia, Germany and Portugal, presenting the priorities Slovenia will pursue during its Presidency.

  • Minister Logar concludes his working visit to Berlin

    On the second and concluding day of his working visit to Berlin, Foreign Minister Anže Logar met with President of the German Bundestag Wolfgang Schäuble. He highlighted the excellent cooperation between the two parliaments and outlined the priority tasks of Slovenia's EU Council presidency. He exchanged views with the German side on topical issues and gave an overview of the European perspective of the Western Balkans.

  • Minister Logar visits Berlin

    As part of the regular political dialogue, Minister Logar met with his host, German Federal Foreign Minister Heiko Maas. They talked about activities aimed at enhancing political and economic relations between Slovenia and Germany, with particular focus on strengthening cooperation within the framework of the EU in the light of the upcoming Slovenian EU Council Presidency.

  • Consultations between the Slovenian and German IHL committees

    On Wednesday, 12 May 2021, the second round of consultations between the Slovenian and German international humanitarian law (IHL) committees was held in a virtual format. The first round took place in November 2018.

  • Prime Minister Janez Janša in talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel

    Prime Minister Janez Janša had a videoconference talk today with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. They discussed the state of pandemic, which is slowing down in both countries, the vaccination process as well as future challenges. Of particular importance among the latter are combating the new mutations, facilitating the logistics of vaccine distribution and implementing vaccination in less developed countries when there is a plentiful supply of vaccines, a situation which is expected towards the end of this year.

  • State Secretary Dovžan’s consultations with German State Secretary Miguel Berger

    Prior to the upcoming Slovenian EU Council Presidency, State Secretary Gašper Dovžan held videoconference consultations with Miguel Berger, State Secretary at the German Federal Foreign Office, who is responsible for political sectors and European policy, relations with the United States, the Russian Federation, the Middle East, Africa and Asia.

  • Director-General for EU Affairs at a meeting of the EU Council Presidency Trio

    Director-General for EU Affairs Barbara Sušnik attended a videoconference of the EU Council Presidency Trio of Germany, Portugal and Slovenia.

  • Minister Logar with Bavarian State Minister Huml on strengthening cooperation

    Minister of Foreign Affairs Anže Logar held talks via videoconference with the Bavarian State Minister for European and International Affairs Melanie Huml. Their discussion focused on the activities aimed at strengthening political, economic, and regional cooperation with Bavaria in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and the upcoming Slovenian EU Council Presidency.

  • Joint op-ed by the 18 Foreign Ministers on the fight against impunity for crimes committed in Syria

    Ten years ago, millions of Syrians took to the streets of Dara’a, Aleppo and Damascus, calling for democracy and respect of their fundamental rights and basic freedoms. The brutal response by the regime triggered over the span of a decade one of the most serious criminal enterprises and humanitarian crises since the Second World War resulting in more than 400 000 deaths and in countless violations of human rights.