March 29, 1994
Slovenia continues its low-profile efforts to seek greater integration with Western Europe when the country's prime minister, Janez Drnovsek, visits North Atlantic Treaty Organization headquarters here Wednesday to sign the alliance's Partnership for Peace framework document. The move marks the first such link between the Western Alliance and a country that was once part of Yugoslavia.
November 11, 1996 |
According to partial results, Prime Minister Janez Drnovsek's center-left Liberal Democratic Party won the most votes in the country's second general election since independence from the former Yugoslav federation. With 82% of the votes counted, the Liberal Democrats had 27.1%. Drnovsek, 46, has been credited with securing a stable democracy and prosperous economy during his four-year term. Right-wing parties increased their share of the vote: the rightist People's Party had 19.
September 8, 1991 |
Participants at the conference on Yugoslavia in The Hague are: * Chairman: Former British Foreign Secretary Lord Carrington.
April 9, 2000 |
Slovenia slid into political crisis Saturday as Prime Minister Janez Drnovsek's government collapsed after failing to win approval for his new Cabinet. Drnovsek was seeking parliament ratification for a Cabinet reshuffle after his junior coalition partner, the Slovenian People's Party, pulled out of his government.
February 2, 1990 |
The government on Thursday deployed troops, tanks and warplanes in Yugoslavia's Kosovo province, where six more ethnic Albanians were killed in fierce clashes verging on civil war. Belgrade Radio said Yugoslav President Janez Drnovsek will visit Kosovo today. Troops roamed the Serbian-controlled province on Thursday, the official Tanjug news agency said, and air force jets flew low over the provincial capital, Pristina.
February 3, 1990 |
Federal President Janez Drnovsek visited Kosovo province Friday and appealed for an end to violence that has cost the lives of at least 21 ethnic Albanians in 10 days. He said the ethnic unrest threatens political and economic reform in Yugoslavia, which is trying to transform itself from a Communist nation to a Western-style democracy with a market economy. Riot police used tear gas to disperse about 200 demonstrators in Pristina, capital of Kosovo, while Drnovsek met with provincial officials.