By: J.S., STA
Foreign Minister Anže Logar and Swedish counterpart Ann Linde discussed cooperation in light of the coming Slovenian EU presidency and Sweden’s current OSCE chairmanship, as well as relations with Russia, and the Ukraine situation.
“Our efforts will be targeted towards strengthening the EU’s resilience,” Logar told the visiting minister as he presented the priorities of Slovenia’s EU presidency. The pair also discussed the Western Balkans, with Logar noting both Slovenia and Sweden considered EU enlargement important for the stability of the region and the entire EU. Linde expressed support for Slovenia’s efforts. Broaching relations with Russia, both said that the EU should be united in its stance on the matter. Linde also met President Borut Pahor.