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Slovenian President Pahor and Russian President Putin declare the day of the ceremony at the Russian Chapel as Slovenia-Russia Friendship Day

Slovenian President Pahor and Russian President Putin declare the day of the ceremony at the Russian Chapel as Slovenia-Russia Friendship Day

28.7.2021 – Slovenian President Pahor and Russian President Putin declare the day of the ceremony at the Russian Chapel as Slovenia-Russia Friendship Day more »

President Pahor attended the opening ceremony of festival Europa Cantat 2021

President Pahor attended the opening ceremony of festival Europa Cantat 2021

17.7.2021 – President Pahor is the honorary patron of festival Europa Cantat 2021 and was the keynote speaker at the opening ceremony. more »

President Pahor calls for participation in the discussion on Europe's future at the Prague European Summit

President Pahor calls for participation in the discussion on Europe's future at the Prague European Summit

13.7.2021 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, has attended this year's Prague European Summit, organised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic and the Europeum think tank. more »

President Pahor prior to tomorrow's summit Prague European Summit with the Czech President Zeman

President Pahor prior to tomorrow's summit Prague European Summit with the Czech President Zeman

12.7.2021 – Tomorrow, Tuesday 13 July 2021, the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, will attend this year's Prague European Summit, organised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic and the Europeum think tank. more »

President of the Republic casts his vote in the referendum on amendments to the Waters Act

President of the Republic casts his vote in the referendum on amendments to the Waters Act

11.7.2021 – In his statement he said that his decision to vote against the amendments was based on consultations with the Standing Committee for Climate Policy of the President of the Republic of Slovenia. more »

President Pahor in Santa Croce/Križ near Trieste: "My friend President Mattarella and I have supported your efforts and those of your ancestors for freedom, democracy and coexistence."

President Pahor in Santa Croce/Križ near Trieste: "My friend President Mattarella and I have supported your efforts and those of your ancestors for freedom, democracy and coexistence."

10.7.2021 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, today visited Santa Croce/Križ near Trieste at the invitation of Franko Košuta, President of the cultural association "Fishing Museum of the Trieste Coast" in Santa Croce/Križ. more »

Presenting the Three Coats of Arms of Trieste (Trije grbi Trsta – Tre sigili di Trieste) to the President of the Republic, Borut Pahor, Mayor Dipiazza highlighted honest endeavours for a prompt return of the Narodni dom cultural centre to Slovenian community

Presenting the Three Coats of Arms of Trieste (Trije grbi Trsta – Tre sigili di Trieste) to the President of the Republic, Borut Pahor, Mayor Dipiazza highlighted honest endeavours for a prompt return of the Narodni dom cultural centre to Slovenian community

10.7.2021 – Today Mayor of Trieste Roberto Dipiazza presented President Pahor with the city's highest award, the Three Coats of Arms of Trieste (Trije grbi Trsta – Tre sigilli di Trieste). more »

President Pahor emphasises the importance of sustainable development at the Three Seas Initiative Summit in Sofia

President Pahor emphasises the importance of sustainable development at the Three Seas Initiative Summit in Sofia

9.7.2021 – At the invitation of Bulgarian President Rumen Radev, the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, is attending the sixth summit of the Three Seas Initiative. more »

President Pahor attends economic forum within the Three Seas Initiative in Sofia, pointing out the importance of the Initiative Investment Fund

President Pahor attends economic forum within the Three Seas Initiative in Sofia, pointing out the importance of the Initiative Investment Fund

8.7.2021 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, is attending the Three Seas Initiative summit in Bulgaria today and tomorrow. more »

President Pahor and Bulgarian President Radev discuss a compromise solution between Bulgaria and North Macedonia

President Pahor and Bulgarian President Radev discuss a compromise solution between Bulgaria and North Macedonia

8.7.2021 – Today, President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, met with the President of the Republic of Bulgaria, Rumen Radev. more »

President Pahor at the Prespa Forum: “During its presidency, Slovenia will work sincerely to resolve the Bulgarian blockade on North Macedonia”

President Pahor at the Prespa Forum: “During its presidency, Slovenia will work sincerely to resolve the Bulgarian blockade on North Macedonia”

2.7.2021 – President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, attended the Prespa Forum Dialogue taking place in Ohrid, North Macedonia. more »

Interview with the President Borut Pahor for The Associated Press

Interview with the President Borut Pahor for The Associated Press

30.6.2021 – EU chair Slovenia to stay on liberal course, president says more »

Keynote address by the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor,
At the main ceremony marking Slovenian Statehood day: "A rainbow for the future"

Keynote address by the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, At the main ceremony marking Slovenian Statehood day: "A rainbow for the future"

25.6.2021 – President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor and Ms Tanja Pečar attended the main ceremony marking Slovenian Statehood Day and the 30th anniversary of the independence of the Republic of Slovenia. more »

President Pahor receives Portuguese Foreign Minister Augusto Santos Silva

President Pahor receives Portuguese Foreign Minister Augusto Santos Silva

24.6.2021 – President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor today received the Augusto Santos Silva Minister of State for Foreign Affairs of the Portugese Republic. more »

President Pahor receives the President of the National Council of Austria Sobotka

President Pahor receives the President of the National Council of Austria Sobotka

22.6.2021 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, today received the President of the National Council of Austria, Wolfgang Sobotka, who is currently on an official visit to Slovenia. more »

President Pahor and Swiss President Parmelin for a comprehensive deepening of relations between the two countries

President Pahor and Swiss President Parmelin for a comprehensive deepening of relations between the two countries

9.6.2021 – At the invitation of the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, the President of the Swiss Confederation, Guy Parmelin, who is also Minister for Economic Affairs, Education and Research, is paying a two-day official visit to the Republic of Slovenia. more »

President Pahor concludes a two-day visit to Brussels by meeting with President of the European Council Michel

President Pahor concludes a two-day visit to Brussels by meeting with President of the European Council Michel

4.6.2021 – President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor today concluded a two-day visit to Brussels by meeting with President of the European Council Charles Michel. more »

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Interviews

Interview with the President Borut Pahor for The Associated Press

30.6.2021 – EU chair Slovenia to stay on liberal course, president says

Introductory interview with the President Borut Pahor for the March issue of CorD magazine: Mutual Interests Stronger Than Differences

1.3.2019 – Interview with the President Borut Pahor for the March issue of CorD magazine

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.

Speeches

President Pahor attended the opening ceremony of festival Europa Cantat 2021

17.7.2021 – President Pahor is the honorary patron of festival Europa Cantat 2021 and was the keynote speaker at the opening ceremony.

President Pahor calls for participation in the discussion on Europe's future at the Prague European Summit

13.7.2021 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, has attended this year's Prague European Summit, organised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic and the Europeum think tank.

President Pahor emphasises the importance of sustainable development at the Three Seas Initiative Summit in Sofia

9.7.2021 – At the invitation of Bulgarian President Rumen Radev, the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, is attending the sixth summit of the Three Seas Initiative.

President Pahor attends economic forum within the Three Seas Initiative in Sofia, pointing out the importance of the Initiative Investment Fund

8.7.2021 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, is attending the Three Seas Initiative summit in Bulgaria today and tomorrow.

Keynote address by the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, At the main ceremony marking Slovenian Statehood day: "A rainbow for the future"

25.6.2021 – President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor and Ms Tanja Pečar attended the main ceremony marking Slovenian Statehood Day and the 30th anniversary of the independence of the Republic of Slovenia.

The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor addresses participants of the 10th International Conference Africa Day

26.5.2021 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor addressed the participants of the 10th International Conference Africa Day

Slovenian President holds press conference on need to accelerate EU enlargement to the Western Balkans

16.4.2021 – At today’s press conference, President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor spoke about the need to accelerate the EU enlargement to the Western Balkans.

Address by the President of the Republic of Slovenia, the Prime Minister and the Apostolic Nuncio in Slovenia for the Diplomatic Corps at the start of the New Year

5.2.2021 – Due to the epidemiological situation, this year's speeches for the diplomatic corps on the occasion of the New Year were delivered virtually.

Slovenian President the keynote speaker at the political and security council on the EU enlargement

11.12.2020 – Today, the President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor attended the political and security forum "To Be Secure Forum" (2BS Forum).