IDS official says only left and liberal option acceptable

Istrian Democratic Party (IDS) official Valter Flego on Sunday evening expressed satisfaction with an exit poll forecasting three seats for this regional party in Croatia's new parliament, and underscored that the IDS considered only a leftist and liberal coalition acceptable.

"It is too early to comment on anything based on the exit poll, and I want to thank all who voted for our programme," Flego told Hina. "We are satisfied with the exit poll," he added.

As for post-election coalitions, Flego said that "only a left and liberal option is acceptable to us."

The IDS, which ran in this election on its own, was a junior partner in the previous government led by the Social Democratic Party (SDP). 

Last update: Sun, 08/11/2015 - 22:02

More from Croatia

Stier for more active OSCE role in SE Europe

Attending the 23rd OSCE Ministerial Council in Hamburg on Thursday, Croatia's Foreign and European Affairs Minister...

Croatian President: Officials should refrain from commenting on Constitutional Court's work

Reacting to a statement by Interior Minister Vlaho Orepic that the Constitutional Court's judges were the biggest...

Kiowa Warrior military helicopters presented

Sixteen Kiowa Warrior military helicopters, procured as part of a project to equip the Croatian Armed Forces with...

EC requests Croatia to amend excise duty on ethyl alcohol

The European Commission on Thursday requested Croatia to amend the reduced excise duty rate for small producers of...

Ambassador Del Vechio says Bosnia's stability is Croatia's key interest

Croatia strongly supports the stability and integrity of Bosnia and Herzegovina and it will do everything in its...