Minister of Defense Ljubica Jelusic of Slovenia

Minister Jelusic was a professor of defense studies at the University of Ljubljana and taught senior Slovene officers at the Command and Staff School.
During the meeting, Minister Jelusic praised US.
Minister Ljubica Jelusic said here Friday.
conference since taking over the post last month.
would soon hold talks with NATO's representatives about the problems.
A strategic review of defence is required since we are facing new circumstances that were not evident years ago when the defence system was taking shape," Jelusic has told an interview with STA.
Touching on recruitment challenges in the army, Jelusic says the problems are both internal and external.
Asked about the ship ordered from Russia as a means of repaying its Yugoslav-era debt to Slovenia, Jelusic says that this is not merely a war ship but a multi-purpose ship that will play a role in all-around defence of Slovenia's sea.
Addressing a 6th anniversary ceremony of the Slovenian Armed Forces Command, Defence Minister Ljubica Jelusic said on Tuesday that the command's operations have made Slovenia one of the most credible members of NATO.
A wealth of experience has accumulated since 1997 when the Slovenian Armed Forces started to participate in international operations, with the most notable contribution coming from the Forces Command's activities in the past six years, Jelusic said at Brdo pri Kranju.
Pahor and Jelusic met with the KFOR Commander Emilio Gay in Pristina and with the Commander of Multinational Task Force West Giovanni Armentani in the army base Villagio Italia near Peci.
The Slovenian government will withdraw its two military instructors deployed in Iraq by the end of the year, Defence Minister Ljubica Jelusic said here on Monday, AFP reported.
Our wish is to have them for New Years eve at home, Jelusic said after a government meeting.