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Slovenia: Controversies over Ambassador’s Statements

Published: January 17, 2014; 18:03 · (Vindobona)

Joseph Mussomeli, US ambassador to Slovenia, needs to justify himself to the Slovenian Foreign Ministry over his statements about the country’s independence.

Slovenia: Controversies over Ambassador’s Statements / Picture: © Wikipedia / Magnus Manske

Mussomeli said to the media that Slovenia had gained its independence easily. "Slovenians proved their unity in the independence war, the independence efforts united them," State Secretary Bogdan Benko told the ambassador, referring to Mussomeli's statement. "We expect a respectful attitude from friendly countries," Benko said in a press release after he had met Mussomeli on Thursday…

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