Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Slovenia)

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs
of Slovenia
Ministrstvo za zunanje zadeve
Agency overview
Formed 1991
Jurisdiction Government of Slovenia
Headquarters Mladika Building, Ljubljana
Agency executives Karl Erjavec, Minister of Foreign Affairs
Dragoljuba Benčina, State Secretary
Website http://www.mzz.gov.si/en

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Government of Slovenia is the chief foreign affairs ministry in Slovenia, located in the capital Ljubljana. This ministry operates 57 diplomatic offices across the world including embassies, consulates, and permanent missions. The Ministry handles Slovenia's relations within the United Nations, European Union, NATO, and the OSCE.

The current Minister of Foreign Affairs, Karl Erjavec, has served since February 2012.

Ministers[edit]

Minister Start of term End of term
Dimitrij Rupel May 1990 January 1993
Lojze Peterle January 25, 1993 October 31, 1994
Zoran Thaler 26 January 1995 16 May 1996
Davorin Kračun July 19, 1996 January 1997
Zoran Thaler February 27, 1997 September 25, 1997
Boris Frlec January 1998 January 21, 2000
Dimitrij Rupel February 2, 2000 May 2000
Lojze Peterle June 7, 2000 November 30, 2000
Dimitrij Rupel December 2000 July 2004
Ivo Vajgl July 6, 2004 November 3, 2004
Dimitrij Rupel December 3, 2004 October 2008
Samuel Žbogar November 2008 February 2012
Karl Erjavec February 2012 Present

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Coordinates: 46°3′5.99″N 14°29′53.05″E / 46.0516639°N 14.4980694°E / 46.0516639; 14.4980694