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Defence Minister Starts US Visit


Defence Minister Roman Jakič will meet UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Monday as he starts a three-day visit to the United States. A meeting with Secretary of Defence Chuck Hagel is planned for Wednesday.Talks with Ban and other...

General Gorenc Praises Slovenia's Role in Intl Efforts


Slovenian-born US General Frank Gorenc, NATO commander of US Air Forces in Europe and Africa, discussed NATO activities and defence cooperation between Slovenia and the US with Defence Minister Roman Jakič and Chief of the General...

Slovenia Offers Battleship to Help Italy with Refugees


Slovenian Defence Minister Roman Jakič offered Italy the help of Slovenia's battleship Triglav on Friday for managing the great number of refugees flowing into Europe. Jakič said the ship could be readied in the second half of...

Top SE Europe Defence Officials Meeting in Slovenia


Brdo pri Kranju, 1 October (STA) - A multi-day defence conference dubbed the Comprehensive Regional Ministerial will start at Brdo pri Kranju on Tuesday, bringing together three defence cooperation initiatives from SE Europe....

Defence Minister Jakič Starting Official Visit to Russia


Moscow, 1 September (STA) - Defence Minister Roman Jakič is starting on Sunday an official three-day visit to Russia, during which he will meet his counterpart Sergey Shoygu to debate ways of strengthening political ties and views...

Minister Discusses Defence Cooperation in Azerbaijan


Defence Minister Roman Jakič wrapped up on Friday his two-day visit to Azerbaijan, where he met his counterpart, Col-Gen Safar Abiyev and several other government representatives. He was also received by President Ilham Aliyev....

Jakič Discusses Situation in Bosnia, Stresses Importance of Stability


Defence Minister Roman Jakič concluded his official two-day visit to Bosnia-Herzegovina on Wednesday with a series of meetings, including with the international community's high representative Valentin Inzko, Security Minister...