On the Occasion of Slovenia’s Statehood Day

STATEMENT BY SECRETARY MICHAEL R. POMPEO June 24, 2020 On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I congratulate all Slovenians on your Statehood Day. Slovenia and the United States share a fundamental commitment to democracy, a market economy, and human rights. I am pleased to see our bilateral relationship growing stronger …

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U.S. Donates Protective Equipment for Elder Care Homes in Slovenia

U.S. Ambassador to Slovenia Lynda C. Blanchard joined Ministry of Defense State Secretary Uroš Lampret, Ministry of Labor, Family, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities State Secretary Mag. Cveto Uršič, Director of the Administration for Civil Protection and Disaster Relief (ACPDR) Darko But, and President of the Board of Directors of the Community of Social Institutions of Slovenia …

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U.S.-Slovenia Defense Cooperation Provides New Field Ambulances for the Slovenian Armed Forces 

U.S. Ambassador Lynda Blanchard welcomed the delivery of 5 new military field ambulances with Slovenian Defense Minister Matej Tonin at the Port of Koper this morning.  The United States government donated four of the specially-outfitted High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWV or “Humvee”), and the Ministry of Defense purchased an additional fifth vehicle. In addition …

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NEW SLOVENIAN GOVERNMENT

STATEMENT BY THE U.S. EMBASSY UPON CONFIRMATION OF THE NEW SLOVENIAN GOVERNMENT March 13, 2020 The United States congratulates Prime Minister Janez Janša and the new Slovenian government on their confirmation by Parliament.  We look forward to working together, as close friends and NATO Allies, to address current and emerging global challenges as Slovenia prepares …

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New Slovenian Government

STATEMENT BY THE U.S. EMBASSY September 13, 2018 The United States congratulates Prime Minister Marjan Šarec and the new Slovenian government on their confirmation by Parliament.  We welcome the new government’s commitment to U.S.-Slovenia relations, and trust that our cooperation will continue to expand in the coming years. As friends and NATO Allies, the United States and …

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Slovenska Filantropija and U.S. Embassy Partner to Help Support and Integrate Refugees in Slovenia

In honor of World Refugee Day, the U.S. Embassy in Ljubljana and Slovenska Filantropija are pleased to announce a $25,000 project funded by the U.S. Department of State’s Julia Taft Fund for Refugees.  The one-time grant will provide critical start-up funds to develop a community center to assist refugees and asylum-seeking children and families, as …

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Senator John McCain’s Remarks at Commemoration Ceremony at Andraž nad Polzelo

Mister President, Madame Minister, Mister Mayor, Generals, dear friends: it is a great honor to be invited to join you here in Andraž to remember the service and sacrifice of ten brave Americans, and to celebrate the enduring bond of friendship between the United States and Slovenia that is their legacy.  They were the crew of “Dark Eyes,” an American B-17 …

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The United States Extends Visas for Short-term Business Travelers, Tourists, and Crew Members

Starting on September 20, 2016 the United States has increased the validity of short-term business, tourist, and crew visas issued to citizens of Slovenia. Slovenians may still travel to the United States without a visa under the   Visa Waiver Program (VWP) , however those  Slovenian applicants who require and qualify for a B-category nonimmigrant visa (NIV) may now …

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