Slovenian Prime Minister will not go to Croatia over territorial dispute

Премьер Словении не поедет в Хорватию из-за территориального спора

The court of arbitration in the Hague ruled in a dispute between Croatia and Slovenia around the Maritime boundary in the Bay of Piran.

The Prime Minister of Slovenia Miro cerar has cancelled a visit to Croatia scheduled for September 27, amid a territorial dispute between the two countries. About this Slovenian government said on Friday, Reuters reports.

In June the court of Arbitration in the Hague ruled in a dispute between Croatia and Slovenia around the Maritime boundary in the Bay of Piran in the Northern Adriatic sea. The court gave Slovenia, about 75% of the waters of Piran Bay, as requested by Ljubljana. In Croatia, called the ruling biased, refusing to fulfill it.

During a speech at the UN General Assembly in September, Prime Minister of Croatia Andrey Plenkovich said that the June decision of the court invalid.

Reuters reports that the Croatian government is unavailable for comment about the canceled visit.

After the speech of Plenkovich Fallon said in comments to journalists that the arbitration decision shall have binding international force, “since it was approved by five reputable international judges.”

Earlier it was reported that Macao may apply to the European Commission for help in implementing the decision of the court in the Hague on a territorial dispute with Croatia.

Slovenia may file suit in the European Court of justice against Croatia and in the end to block its entry into the Schengen zone in case of default by the Zagreb decision.

Recall that Slovenia can become a mediator in improving relations between the US and Russia.

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