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Slovenia sending Boštjan Lesjak to Kyiv as chargé d’affaires

Boštjan Lesjak will be Slovenia’s interim chargé d’affaires in Kyiv, senior Foreign Ministry official Jernej Müller confirmed several unofficial media reports as he spoke on Radio Slovenija.

Lesjak, a lieutenant-colonel, was previously an employee of the Defence Ministry, but has been now employed at the Foreign Ministry. On Sunday, PM Janez Janša said Slovenia will reinstate its diplomatic mission in Ukraine after Slovenian diplomats left due to the war. The Slovenian ambassador to Ukraine is currently stationed in Poland.

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