Elizabeth Ii of the United Kingdom

The Queen to visit Slovenia

I was very surprised to hear that the British Queen Elisabeth II. is to visit Slovenia soon. **[Buckingham Palace](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buckingham_Palace) press releases** **ANNOUNCEMENT OF STATE VISITS TO SLOVENIA AND SLOVAKIA** **26 June 2008** **THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT IS ISSUED BY THE PRESS SECRETARY TO THE QUEEN** The Queen and [The Duke of Edinburgh](http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0697611) will pay [State Visits](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/State_visit) to: Slovenia, at the invitation of President [Dr Danilo Tuerk](http://www.up-rs.si/up-rs/uprs-eng.nsf); and [Slovakia](http://maps.