Croat member of Bosnian presidency congratulates Plenkovic on election win

The Croat member of Bosnia and Herzegovina's Presidency, Dragan Covic, on Tuesday congratulated Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) leader Andrej Plenkovic on winning Sunday's election, underscoring that he believed it would not be difficult for the winning party to form a new government that would be able to help Croats in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

"I don't think it will be hard to form the government and that it will be stabler than the previous one," Covic was quoted by local media as saying.

He explained that the election results were beyond his expectations and that they were the result of the party's vision and dedicated work over the past few months aimed at overcoming the difficult situation it had found itself in.

Covic said he hoped that the government would be formed as soon as possible so that it could help Bosnia carry out reforms on its European path and contribute to improving the position of Croats in that country.

Covic once again pointed to problems regarding out-of-country voting, saying that there were too few polling stations in Bosnia and Herzegovina and that some people had to travel up to 200 kilometres in order to exercise their right to vote.

Last update: Tue, 13/09/2016 - 14:26

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