Bridge party

Kalmeta claims state prosecutor currying favour with Bridge

The mayor of Zadar and former minister of maritime affairs, transport and infrastructure, Bozidar Kalmeta of the ruling HDZ party, said on Monday that the second indictment the anti-corruption...

Parliament to discuss amendments to law on central bank

Parliament will convene on Wednesday for a discussion on a bill of amendments to the Croatian National Bank Act, moved by the Bridge party and aimed at making its operations more transparent and...

Amendments to local elections legislation endorsed in 1st reading

A majority of Croatian lawmakers on Wednesday morning voted for the Bridge-sponsored amendments to the Law on Local Elections stipulating a ban on nominating a candidate whose rehabilitation...

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: 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...

Parliament adopts Bridge's bill of amendments to Election Act

The Croatian Parliament on Friday in the first reading adopted the Bridge party bill of amendments to the law on the election of parliamentary deputies.

Hanzekovic harshly criticises Bridge's proposal regarding HRT

According to preliminary assessments of the incumbent HRT management, the national broadcaster would have to permanently employ approximately 70 legal experts across Croatia to be able to collect...

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.

5 bills on Bridge's conditions put forward to parliament

The Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) and the Bridge party that form the ruling majority in the 9th Croatian legislature, on Friday put forward the bills regulating the implementation of the Bridge'...

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.

Petrov: We'll have the 15 deputies needed to have bills discussed under fast-track procedure

Speaking about amendments to the Distraint Act, Petrov said that the party had to give up its initial plan and that agreement had been reached to help families whose property was seized by giving...

Petrov says parliament speaker's post very important

Bridge party leader Bozo Petrov said on Sunday the office of parliament speaker was very important to him, that the Bridge's guarantees would be voted on before the formation of the government,...

Croatian parties seal deal, bringing new government one step closer

Croatia was a step away from a new government on Friday, with two key parties saying they have reached a coalition agreement, nearly a month after September 11 snap polls.

HDZ decision-making bodies back deal with Bridge

The Presidency and the National Council of the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) have unanimously supported a report on the outcome of negotiations on government formation between the HDZ and the...