Bozo Petrov

Petrov and Valls Noyes reaffirm Croatian-US partnership

Croatian Parliament Speaker Bozo Petrov on Thursday received US Ambassador Julieta Valls Noyes, their first meeting since he stepped into office in mid-October, according to a Parliament press...

Parliament speaker meets ambassadors of Ukraine, Hungary, China

Croatian Parliament Speaker Bozo Petrov on Tuesday received the ambassadors of Ukraine, Hungary and China with whom he discussed bilateral relations, and the strengthening of both political and...

Petrov: Croatia-Montenegro cooperation exemplary in region

After Croatian lawmakers ratified the NATO-Montenegro accession protocol on Friday, Parliament Speaker Bozo Petrov said that the cooperation between Croatia and Montenegro was a positive example...

Petrov: Electricity cheaper; bread, milk, drugs to remain at 5% VAT

Croatian Parliament Speaker Bozo Petrov said on Thursday that the partners in the government-- his Bridge party and the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) -- had hammered out an agreement on reducing...

Petrov says Croats deviation from separatist, unitarist visions of Bosnia

Croatian Parliament Speaker Bozo Petrov on Monday held talks with Bosnian Presidency Croat member Dragan Covic about the recent arrest of former members of Bosnian Croat forces on suspicion of war...

Croatia-Finland ties good, emphasis should be put on economy

Croatia and Finland are friendly countries with good political relations that have a lot in common but their cooperation should be additionally strengthened on the economic front, Croatian...

Petrov says tax reforms to be presented after agreement between all partners

Croatian Parliament Speaker and Bridge party chief Bozo Petrov said on Wednesday that the final version of the tax reform would be presented after all partners agree on it, warning however of...

Speaker slams MPs for nonattendance of sessions

Croatian Parliament Speaker Bozo Petrov of the Bridge party has said that it is unacceptable for him that members of parliament, whose monthly salary is about 16,000 (over EUR 2,000), do not...

Petrov says if HDZ fails to comply with agreement , Bridge would join Opposition

Croatian Parliament Speaker and Bridge party chief Bozo Petrov spoke in an interview with Hina about his vision of parliament with him at its helm, option for the INA oil company and cooperation...

Petrov says isn't thinking of running for president

The speaker of the ninth parliament and leader of the Bridge party, Bozo Petrov, on Friday dismissed speculation that he planned to run for Croatia's president.

Petrov: Croatia won't impose solutions on Bosnia

Croatian Parliament Speaker and Bridge party leader Bozo Petrov said in an interview with the Bosnia and Herzegovina news portal Vijesti that speculation about his planning to run for President of...

Petrov: Maric's appointment as minister without portfolio agreed with Bridge party

Prime Minister designate Andrej Plenkovic sent to parliament late on Tuesday evening a proposal to appoint Goran Maric of the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) a minister without a portfolio who...

Petrov says vote of confidence in government Wednesday

The president of the Bridge party, Bozo Petrov, said on Monday he expected parliament to give a vote of confidence in the new Croatian government on Wednesday.

New Croatian Parliament inaugurated

The ninth 151-member Croatian Parliament was inaugurated on Friday following the September 11 snap election, and Bozo Petrov of the Bridge party was appointed Speaker of Parliament.

Petrov says Bridge will insist on its demands but won't jeopardise gov't formation

The head of the Bridge party, Bozo Petrov, said on Monday that Bridge would insist on its seven demands, however, the party would not jeopardise the forming of the government.