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Ms Cecilia MALMSTRÖM in Slovenia

Berlaymontgebouw
date May 27, 2011
city Slovenia
attending B. (Borut) Pahor i, A.C. (Cecilia) Malmström i et al.
organisation European Commission (EC) i

visits an asylum centre; meets with Ms Katerina KRESAL, Minister of the Interior; meets with Mr Goran KLEMENCIC, President of the Commission for the Prevention of Corruption; meets with Mr Ales ZALAR, Minister of Justice; meets with Prime Minister, Mr Borut PAHOR; visits the National Bureau of Investigation


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