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  • The Minister of Defence Matej Tonin today attended a session of the Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels composed of the defence ministers of the European Union. The session was intended for discussion on the implementation of the Strategic Compass, with an emphasis on the future operations and missions of the Common Security and Defence Policy and the military aggression against Ukraine.

  • Defence minister Matej Tonin, MSc, signed the Memorandum of Understanding to the Boxer Programme in the framework of the Organisation for Joint Armament Cooperation (OCCAR) this afternoon in Munich with the director of OCCAR, Matteo Bisceglio.

  • Matej Tonin, the Minister of Defence of the Republic of Slovenia, accompanied by the Chief of the General Staff of the Slovenian Armed Forces, Major General Robert Glavaš, visited Croatia at the invitation of Mario Banožić, the Minister of Defence of the Republic of Croatia.

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  • Knowledge Network for a more resilient Europe

    On 7th December, Minister of Defence Matej Tonin and the European Commissioner Janez Lenarčič attended the Union Civil Protection Knowledge Network Day/ video conference.

  • Minister Tonin attends the European Defence Agency conference

    On 7th December, Minister of Defence Matej Tonin attended the annual conference of the European Defence Agency where innovations in European defence were at the forefront of the talks. Minister Tonin participated in the panel Defence Innovation - A Strategic Imperative for the EU?

  • SMEs & Defence Initiatives: Unlocking Opportunities & Overcoming Challenges

    On 30 November 2021, more than 150 experts and entrepreneurs participated in a webinar titled SMEs & Defence Initiatives: Unlocking Opportunities & Overcoming Challenges (SMEs), organized under the auspices of the Slovenian Presidency of the Council of the EU by the European Defence Agency (EDA), the Slovenian Business & Research Association (SBRA) and the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Slovenia.