CDA Susan Falatko’s Remarks to Slovenian Diplomatic Academy

March 31, 2021 First and foremost, I’d like to thank our hosts at CEP for their ongoing dedication to our partnership on the European Digital Diplomacy Exchange initiative, and to the Diplomatic Academy for including me in this virtual program as we continue to seek to expand cooperation between the U.S. Embassy in Ljubljana and ... Read More»

Ambassador Blanchard’s Remarks on the upcoming U.S. Elections

November 2, 2020 On Tuesday, Americans will cast their votes not only for the President of the United States, but also for representatives in the U.S. Congress, as well as state government officials. People across America will closely follow local elections too – for their school board, sheriff, or mayor as such elections can have ... Read More»

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s Remarks During His Visit to Slovenia

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Press Avail with PM Janša of Slovenia August 13, 2020 Thank you, Prime Minister Janša. I want to thank Foreign Minister Logar, President Pahor, and other Slovenian leaders for making this trip possible and for so graciously hosting me and my team. I appreciate the work everyone put in to ... Read More»

The United States Donates Protective Equipment to Slovenia

  U.S. Ambassador to Slovenia Lynda C. Blanchard presented a donation of equipment to aid in the ongoing fight against COVID-19 and prevention of future outbreaks to Minister of Health State Secretary Tina Bregant, Ministry of Defense State Secretary Damijan Jaklin, and Deputy Director of ACPDR Mr. Stanislav Lotrič at University Medical Center Ljubljana today. ... Read More»

Ambassador Lynda Blanchard’s Remarks for Mt. Mangart Ceremony

June 3, 2020 Last month, we gathered to mark the 75th Anniversary of the end of World War Two – the commemoration of the day when peace and hope finally returned to Europe, but also a time to reflect on the immense human toll the war had taken. Today we are here on Mount Mangart ... Read More»

Ambassador Lynda Blanchard’s Remarks for VE Day 75th Anniversary

8 May 20202  – Thank you to President Pahor for bringing us together to mark this important milestone in world history, and to my fellow ambassadors for being here to celebrate the solidarity that led us to victory in Europe. As we pay tribute to the brave forces who fought for our freedom, and remember ... Read More»

Slovenian-American Friendship Day

Today, our Ambassador and Slovenian President Borut Pahor marked Slovenian-American Friendship Day. The event is usually celebrated in Andraž nad Polzelo, but this year, the event was held appropriately to the current circumstances. In her speech, the Ambassador highlighted the importance of a strong relationship between our two countries, and thanked the people of Slovenia ... Read More»

Ambassador Lynda Blanchard’s Remarks at the Pivka Military Park, 25. November 2019

Good afternoon to all of you – Mayor Marentič, Mayor Smrdelj, General Žurman, General Glavaš. I’d like start by saying thank you to Association Kolut, Studio Proteus, and the makers of this film for capturing the story of such an important and compelling figure in modern history, and to our friends at the Park of ... Read More»

Ambassador Lynda Blanchard Remarks at Women in STEM Roundtable

  Good afternoon and thank you so much for joining me for this very special event. I’d like to extend a special warm welcome to Dr. Binsted, who we’re very excited to host this week. She is such an incredibly accomplished scientist, and a fantastic ambassador for our country. And Dr. Stojmenova Duh (stoy-MEN-oh-vah dooh), ... Read More»

Born Again – Slovenian Partisans and the Rescues of Allied Aviators during the World War II

Ambassador Hartley gives remarks at the opening of the exhibition “Born Again – Slovenian Partisans and the Rescues of Allied Aviators during the Second World War” on October 1. The exhibition is located in near the village of Otok in the Municipality of Metlika.  It tells the story of this region and its people during ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»
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