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The elected president of Slovenia promised to promote the European integration of the Balkans

BELGRADE, Nov 13 President-elect of Slovenia – non-partisan politician Natasha Pirc Musar – promised to be the leader of all citizens and protect their rights, as well as to promote the accession of the countries of the Western Balkans to the EU.
Voting in the second round of the President of Slovenia took place on Sunday from 7.00 to 19.00 local time (8.00 and 20.00 Moscow time, respectively), there were about 3 thousand polling stations, about 1.7 million citizens have the right to vote. The polling stations were closed on time, without incident.

The former head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 46-year-old Anzhe Logar, and 54-year-old lawyer and civil activist Natasha Pirc Musar, claimed the post of head of state. According to the published data, Pirc Musar receives 53.86% of the vote, Logar – 46.14% of voters' support. The turnout was 53%. The ex-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Slovenia has already acknowledged the victory of his rival and congratulated her on her election.

“I will proudly enter the presidential residence with the trust that you have placed in me. I will try to become a president for everyone, to be the guarantor of fundamental human rights, constitutional rights and democracy. I will do my best so that we all unite in politics on strategic topics, stand for quality public health , security of citizens,” Pirc Musar said at a briefing and clarified that we are talking about social difficulties and crime.
She stated that she wants to see Slovenia as a country where the elderly are provided for and surrounded by attention, where young people want to stay and live, as well as with a healthy environment for future generations. The elected president of Slovenia also called for the integration of all the countries of the Western Balkans into the EU and expressed her readiness to discuss this issue with the president of the self-proclaimed Republic of Kosovo, Vyosa Osmani. began to perceive him as a friend.

The current president, Borut Pahor, has served two terms in office and cannot, according to the constitution, be elected for a third term, his term expires on December 23.
The powers of the Slovenian president are mainly ceremonial, along with this, he is the supreme commander, proclaims laws approved by parliament, appointments to certain posts, including judges of the Constitutional Court, the governor of the central bank and ambassadors, and also sets the date for elections to the lower house of parliament. Elected for five years.

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