Miro Cerar

PM says Slovenia protecting Schengen, will close border if necessary

If there is a new migrant wave along the Balkan route as last year, Slovenia will take every security measure and protect the external Schengen border, Prime Minister Miro Cerar told Maribor's...

PM says Slovenia to privatise NLB bank but not Luka Koper

Slovenian Prime Minister Miro Cerar has said his cabinet will deliver on the promise given to the European Commission about the privatisation of Nova Ljubljanska Banka (NLB), the biggest lender in...

Slovenian PM condemns post-war atrocities

Slovenian Prime Minister Miro Cerar on Monday condemned the mass executions in Slovenia committed by Tito's Partisans in the wake of the Second World War, but said that his government would not...

Slovenian PM announces stricter controls of border with Croatia in case of migrant wave

Slovenian Prime Minister Miro Cerar on Monday announced a stricter control of the border with Croatia in case of another migrant wave and pressure on Slovenia's borders, Slovenian media reported...

Serbia, Slovenia want stronger economic cooperation, PMs say

Slovenia and Serbia are satisfied with their political relations and it is the interest and will of both to advance economic relations and strengthen economic cooperation, it was said in Belgrade...

Serbia and Slovenia to hold joint govt meeting

A joint meeting of the governments of Serbia and Slovenia is scheduled for Monday in Belgrade, says a a press release from the Serbian cabinet on Sunday.

Japanese company to build robot factory in Slovenia

The Japanese Yaskawa Electric Corporation has decided to build its new industrial robots factory intended for the European market, in Slovenia, Slovenia's Prime Minister Miro Cerar told reporters...

Slovenian PM calls on migrants to be patient while waiting for asylum

Slovenian Prime Minister Miro Cerar on Monday called on migrants and refugees demanding a faster processing of their asylum applications in Slovenia to be patient.

Austrian Chancellor, Slovenian PM to talk migrants Monday

Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern will visit Slovenia on Monday where he will meet with Prime Minister Miro Cerar to discuss the migrant issue, Cerar's office reported on Thursday.

Slovenia braced for recurrence of refugee crisis

Slovenia is braced for various scenarios of a possible recurrence of a refugee crisis such as last year's, said Slovenian official Bostjan Sefic, who is in charge of coordinating activities in...

Slovenian PM against short term solution for migrant crisis, against barriers within Schengen

Slovenian Prime Minister Miro Cerar said on Monday it was necessary to find a long term and sustainable solution in case of a new migrant crisis, objecting to barriers between European Union...

Merkel starts talks with EU leaders, Croatian PM in Berlin on Sat.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel starts a series of meetings with EU members' leaders, and the first round of such meetings is set for Monday when Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi hosts the...

Slovenia welcomes arbitral tribunal's decision

Slovenian Prime Minister Miro Cerar welcomes the decision by the Permanent Court of Arbitration to continue with arbitration proceedings in the Croatian-Slovenian border dispute, Cerar's office...

Croatian president meets with Slovenian PM

"We also discussed outstanding issues and ways of dealing with them, and we agreed that they must not mar our friendship," she told reporters on the second day of her visit to Slovenia.

Croatian PM says will talk with his Slovenian colleague about wire fence

Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic on Monday announced that he would speak with his Slovenian counterpart Miro Cerar about the removal of the razor-wire fence on the border between the two countries...