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Brussels, 6 June 2010
President Barroso welcomes result of referendum in Slovenia
Jose Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission has made the following statement on learning of the positive result of the referendum on the Border Arbitration Agreement agreed by the governments of Slovenia and Croatia:
"This is an important step forward. I very much welcome the support that the Slovenian people have given in the referendum on the Border Arbitration Agreement signed by the governments of Slovenia and Croatia. We now look forward to a final settlement of the dispute. Resolving this bilateral issue is an important signal for the region and the relations between Slovenia and Croatia."