Interior ministry says Seselj will be denied entry into Croatia

Should Serb Radical Party leader Vojislav Seselj arrive at the Croatian border, he will be banned from entering Croatia pursuant to the Law on Foreigners, the Croatian Interior Ministry reported on Thursday.

A source at the ministry said that a notice has been sent to all border crossings to deny Seselj entry to Croatia pursuant to the law.

After the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) acquitted Seselj of war crimes earlier in the day, he hinted that he might come to Croatia. Immediately after the verdict was handed down, Seselj tweeted a message to Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic: "My dear Kolinda, get ready, I am coming to you soon, for an official visit!"

In an informal discussion with reporters in Vukovar, Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic said, "Let him come and we will arrest him."

Last update: Thu, 31/03/2016 - 18:50


Seselj: I don't feel guilty of anything


Thursday, March 31, 2016 - 14:05

More from Croatia

Museum of tastes opens in Osijek

A museum of tastes was formally opened in Osijek by Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic on Friday on the occasion of...

PM: Tax reform's positive effects visible as soon as new system is consolidated

Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic said on Friday that his cabinet was implementing a comprehensive tax reform and as...

Croatia world's no. 1 in organ transplants

With 40 organ donors per one million people, Croatia is the number one country in the world in organ transplants,...

SEECP ministerial meeting discusses ways to boost entrepreneurial competitiveness

ZAGREB, Dec 2 (Hina) - A ministerial meeting of the Southeast European Cooperation Process (SEECP), aimed at...

INA is strategic company of which much is expected, says economy minister

INA is a national and strategic company of which a lot is expected in the future, Croatian Deputy Prime Minister and...