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Slovenian president Borut Pahor has invited Russian president Vladimir Putin to attend the commemoration to mark the 100th anniversary of the Russian Chapel, which will take place on 30 July 2016 below Vršič. All the necessary measures have been put in place by the competent government services to ensure security, given the attendance at such a high level, as well as to minimize inconvenience for the citizens.

Due to the high-profile attendance at the ceremony, the highest-level security measures are being planned by the police, who work closely together with other bodies and services in preparing activities connected to the expected traffic disruptions on Saturday, 30 July.

More information will be provided by:

  • Robert Sušanj, Head of Working Group to Coordinate Protection, Director of Police Specialities Directorate, General Police Directorate,
  • Boštjan Smolej, Senior Police Inspector of Traffic Police Division, Uniformed Police Directorate, General Police Directorate
  • Ulrich Zorin, Head of Traffic and Road Safety Management Service, DARS d.d., and
  • Nada Pavšin, Head of International Cooperation at Automobile Association of Slovenia,

at the press briefing which will be held tomorrow, 28 July 2016, at 12:00, at the press centre of the Ministry of the Interior, Litostrojska cesta 54, Ljubljana.

We look forward to seeing you there

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We would like to remind road users that difficulties in traffic are expected on 30 July 2016 in Ljubljana and the Gorenjska region - information update