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President Pahor visits Malta with the presidents and representatives of twelve countries, stressing the significance of the European dream

President Pahor visits Malta with the presidents and representatives of twelve countries, stressing the significance of the European dream

14.9.2017 – Today, at the invitation of the President of the Republic of Malta, Marie-Louise Colero Preca, the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, met with the presidents of twelve European nations in Valetta in Malta. more »

President Pahor concluded the Bled Strategic Forum with First Vice-President of the European Commission Timmermans

President Pahor concluded the Bled Strategic Forum with First Vice-President of the European Commission Timmermans

5.9.2017 – At the conclusion of the 12th Bled Strategic Forum (BSF), with the title New Reality, the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, today met with the First Vice-President of the European Commission Frans Timmermans and US diplomat Hoyt Yee. more »

President Pahor at the opening of the 12th Bled Strategic Forum 2017 (BSF): With dialogue to the enforcement of the arbitration award

President Pahor at the opening of the 12th Bled Strategic Forum 2017 (BSF): With dialogue to the enforcement of the arbitration award

4.9.2017 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, today attended the opening of the 12th Bled Strategic Forum 2017 (BSF), where he gave the keynote speech. more »

Speech by the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Mr Borut Pahor, at the 12th Bled Strategic Forum

Speech by the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Mr Borut Pahor, at the 12th Bled Strategic Forum

4.9.2017 – Speech by the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Mr Borut Pahor, at the 12th Bled Strategic Forum more »

President Pahor welcomes the Chief of the Defence Staff of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

President Pahor welcomes the Chief of the Defence Staff of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

31.8.2017 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, today welcomed the Chief of the Defence Staff of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach. more »

President Pahor receives senators of the United States of America

President Pahor receives senators of the United States of America

15.8.2017 – Today, Borut Pahor, the President of the Republic of Slovenia, received a delegation of six senators of the United States of America who are on a visit to Slovenia. more »

President Pahor receives congressmen of the United States of America

President Pahor receives congressmen of the United States of America

7.8.2017 – Today, the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, received Congressmen of the United States of America Devin Nunes and Frank LoBiondo. more »

Fourth trilateral meeting of presidents of Slovenia, Austria and Croatia in Salzburg

Fourth trilateral meeting of presidents of Slovenia, Austria and Croatia in Salzburg

18.7.2017 – Today, the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, attended the fourth trilateral meeting of presidents of the Republic of Austria, the Republic of Croatia and the Republic of Slovenia in Salzburg. He was hosted by the President of the Republic of Austria, Dr. Alexander Van der Bellen. more »

The President of the Republic of Slovenia receives the President of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Prof. Dr. Bai Chunli

The President of the Republic of Slovenia receives the President of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Prof. Dr. Bai Chunli

14.7.2017 – Today, the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, received for a discussion the President of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Prof. Dr. Bai Chunli, who was accompanied by his host the President of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Prof. Dr. Tadej Bajd. more »

Address by the President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor at the ceremony marking the opening of the monument to all victims of wars and war-related victims

Address by the President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor at the ceremony marking the opening of the monument to all victims of wars and war-related victims

13.7.2017 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor today attended the ceremony marking the opening of the monument to all victims of wars and war-related victims. more »

At the Three Seas Initiative, President Pahor told President Trump that he expected progress in relations between the West and the Russian Federation prior to his meeting with President Putin the following day

At the Three Seas Initiative, President Pahor told President Trump that he expected progress in relations between the West and the Russian Federation prior to his meeting with President Putin the following day

6.7.2017 – At the Three Seas Initiative, President Pahor told President Trump that he expected progress in relations between the West and the Russian Federation prior to his meeting with President Putin the following day. more »

President Pahor at the South-East European Cooperation Process (SEECP) Summit in Dubrovnik

President Pahor at the South-East European Cooperation Process (SEECP) Summit in Dubrovnik

30.6.2017 – Today, the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, attended a meeting of the South-East European Cooperation Process (SEECP) initiative at the invitation of the President of the Republic of Croatia, Kolinda Grabar–Kitarović. more »

President Pahor's statement on the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague on the Border between Slovenia and Croatia

President Pahor's statement on the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague on the Border between Slovenia and Croatia

29.6.2017 – President Pahor's statement on the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague on the Border between Slovenia and Croatia. more »

President Pahor and King of Spain Felipe VI open the exhibition “Neue Slowenische Kunst: From Kapital to Capital” in Madrid

President Pahor and King of Spain Felipe VI open the exhibition “Neue Slowenische Kunst: From Kapital to Capital” in Madrid

27.6.2017 – On the second day of his visit to Spain the President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor met the King of Spain Felipe VI in Madrid and together they opened the exhibition “Neue Slowenische Kunst: From Kapital to Capital”. more »

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President Pahor in Kleine Zeitung“The Balkans Could Escalate”

19.3.2017 – There are two autochthonous minorities in Slovenia – the Italian and the Hungarian. I see nothing to indicate that this would change. As far as the representatives of the German-speaking ethnic group in Slovenia are concerned, I have always been in favour of financially supporting them, including them politically, of nurturing and strengthening their identity.

Instagramming president offers new hope for world peace

18.3.2017 – Borut Pahor is known as President Barbie for his posing on social media Known to two million Slovenes as “President Barbie” for his poses on social media, Borut Pahor wants to use his rapport with both President Trump and President Putin to heal the rifts between the West and Russia.

Forget Trump; Slovenian president rules Instagram

7.3.2017 – Donald Trump may rule Twitter, but he's no match for his Slovenian counterpart on Instagram. Borut Pahor, who is known as "Barbie" and along with Melania Trump is Slovenia's other former fashion model making international headlines, has been actively using social media to get his message across.

Slovenian leader: Invitation for Trump-Putin summit still on

6.3.2017 – Slovenia's president said Monday his invitation to host a summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin still stands despite the talk of the Kremlin's meddling in the American elections.

President Pahor Says Arbitration Tribunal Continuing Work Key

19.8.2015 – It is crucial for Slovenia that the border arbitration tribunal continue its work and end it with a ruling, President Borut Pahor told the STA in an interview.

Interview mit dem slowenischen Staatspräsidenten Borut Pahor für die Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung: "Wir wollen unsere Souveränität behalten"

27.4.2013 – Interview mit dem slowenischen Staatspräsidenten Borut Pahor für die Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung: "Wir wollen unsere Souveränität behalten"

As part of his official visit to France, President Borut Pahor held and interview with French newspaper Le Figaro

18.4.2013 – As part of his official visit to France, President Borut Pahor held and interview with French newspaper Le Figaro, entitled 'Slovenia Does Not Need Bailout'. The main topic of discussion was the financial crisis in Slovenia and the measures to solve it, while the main question concerned Slovenia's need for a bailout.

Interview mit dem slowenischen Staatspräsidenten Borut Pahor für Die Presse

9.2.2013 – In einem Interview sprach Sloweniens Präsident über die Verantwortung einzelner Politiker gegenüber den Menschen und dem Rechtsstaat, eine stärkere und gemeinsame Europäische Union und betonte seine Überzeugung, dass Slowenien aus der gegenwärtigen moralischen, politischen und wirtschaftlichen Krise stärker hervorgehen wird.

President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor in Financial Times: “It all starts with the rule of law” – the general feeling of the people is still a feeling of injustice

14.1.2013 – “There is no reason whatsoever [for a bailout],” Mr Pahor said, adding: “I think the government has enough resources.”

25 years of independence

Speeches

Speech by the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Mr Borut Pahor, at the 12th Bled Strategic Forum

4.9.2017 – Speech by the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Mr Borut Pahor, at the 12th Bled Strategic Forum

Address by the President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor at the ceremony marking the opening of the monument to all victims of wars and war-related victims

13.7.2017 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor today attended the ceremony marking the opening of the monument to all victims of wars and war-related victims.

Speech by the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, at the main event on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the introduction of the euro in the Republic of Slovenia

2.2.2017 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, attended the main event celebrating the 10th anniversary of the introduction of the euro in the Republic of Slovenia, where he also addressed those in the attendance.

Address by His Excellency the President of the Republic of Slovenia

30.1.2017 – Address by His Excellency the President of the Republic of Slovenia.

Speech by the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Mr Borut Pahor, at the ceremony in memory of the Huda Jama victims

27.10.2016 – Speech by the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Mr Borut Pahor, at the ceremony in memory of the Huda Jama victims

President Pahor and Italian President Mattarella attend the ceremony upon the unveiling of a monument dedicated to Slovenian soldiers who died on the Isonzo Front between 1915 and 1917

26.10.2016 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, and the President of the Italian Republic, Sergio Mattarella, attended a ceremony upon the unveiling of the monument dedicated to Slovenian soldiers who lost their lives on the Isonzo Front between 1915 and 1917 in Doberdò del Lago, Italy.

Address by Borut Pahor, President of the Republic of Slovenia, at the 71th Session of the UN General Assembly

20.9.2016 – Mr. President, I wish you every success in discharging your new duties. Mr. Secretary General, Since this is your last General Assembly session I would like to pay my tribute to you and thank you for your determined efforts to promote the United Nations, its values and its goals.

Official speech by the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, at the ceremony commemorating the 100th anniversary of the tragic events that took place under the Vršič Pass in the memory of which the Russian Chapel was built

30.7.2016 – Official speech by the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, at the ceremony commemorating the 100th anniversary of the tragic events that took place under the Vršič Pass in the memory of which the Russian Chapel was built