Greek, Serbian PMs talk cooperation, bilateral relations

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and his Serbian counterpart Aleksandar Vucic told a joint news conference in Belgrade on Tuesday that a new "road map" has been drawn up with the help of which the two countries will strengthen their bilateral relations.

Croatian, Slovenian defence ministers talk cooperation

Croatian Defence Minister Damir Krsticevic in Ljubljana on Wednesday held talks with his Slovenian counterpart Andreja Katic about cooperation in defence and security challenges in Europe and its neighbourhood.

Croatia, Montenegro sign underwater cultural heritage protection memorandum

Croatian Culture Minister Nina Obuljen Korzinek and her Montenegrin counterpart Janko Ljumovic held a working meeting in Zagreb on Wednesday at which they signed a memorandum on cooperation in the protection of the underwater cultural heritage.

Media: Bosnia, Serbia mending regional relations by restoring cooperation

The meeting and official talks between Bosnia and Herzegovina Prime Minister Denis Zvizdic and Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic, held in Belgrade on Tuesday, are the first positive event in relations between the two countries after a long period of tension and stagnation, media in Bosnia and Herzegovina said on Wednesday, an assessment shared by State Presidency Chairman Mladen Ivanic.

Bosnian PM says expects sincere cooperation from Croatia, not fault-finding

Bosnia and Herzegovina Prime Minister Denis Zvizdic has described as inappropriate the statements by Croatian officials about Bosnia and Herzegovina posing a security threat due to potential terrorists returning from Syria and Iraq, calling on neighbouring countries to refrain from fault-finding and cooperate sincerely.

Serbia, China clinch deals on projects worth EUR 734M

Serbia and China have concluded agreements on projects worth 734 million euros, and the implementation of those projects is to start soon, Serbia's Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic told the Serbian national radio on Sunday in his comment on the two-day 5th summit of prime ministers of central and eastern Europe and China in the Latvian capital.

Bosnia and Iran to strengthen economic ties

Bosnia and Herzegovina will strengthen economic ties with Iran and measures will follow to change the current strict visa regime and facilitate travel between the two countries, the Bosniak member of the Bosnia and Herzegovina Presidency, Bakir Izetbegovic, and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said in Tehran on Tuesday.

Contracts signed for 5 projects under Croatia-Slovenia cooperation programme

Contracts on the co-financing of five projects from the European Regional Development Fund with EUR 4.6 million, as part of a Croatia-Slovenia cooperation programme in the 2014-20 period, were signed in Rijeka on Tuesday.

Italy's Marche region, Croatia to cooperate

Croatia and Italy have a lot in common, both have a rich cultural heritage on which they could develop cooperation in culture, tourism and the economy, notably between the Italian region of Marche and the Adriatic-Ionian Macroregion, it was said in Zagreb on Friday at the presentation of the Progetto Adriatico project.

HDSSB, HKS sign coalition deal

The Croatian Democratic Alliance of Slavonia and Baranja (HDSSB) and the Croatian Conservative Party (HKS) have signed a coalition deal under which they will run together in the coming early parliamentary election in Constituencies Nos. 4 and 5, party leaders Dragan Vulin and Ruza Tomasic told a press conference in Bizovac, outside the eastern city of Osijek, on Wednesday.

People's Coalition sign election agreement

Leaders of the parties in the People's Coalition in Zabok on Saturday signed an agreement on running together at the coming parliamentary election.

NATO, EU pledge to step up historically difficult cooperation

Top officials from NATO and the European Union pledged Friday to step up their cooperation, which has proven challenging in the past because of long-standing tensions between NATO member Turkey and EU member Cyprus.

China's Xi signs strategic cooperation deal in Belgrade

China and Serbia signed a broad strategic cooperation agreement and a host of other deals on Saturday, the second day of President Xi Jinping's visit to Belgrade.

Croatia, Albania sign cultural cooperation agreement

Croatian Culture Minister Zlatko Hasenbegovic and Albanian Culture Minister Mirela Kumbaro Furxhi in Zagreb on Friday signed an agreement regulating the two countries' cultural cooperation for the 2016-2019 period.

Petrov rules out possible cooperation with Karamarko

Deputy Prime Minister Bozo Petrov said on Monday he could not see how his Bridge party could continue cooperating with First Deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Karamarko after they supported the motion for his impeachment.

Hungary and Croatia ink cultural cooperation deal

Hungarian Human Resources Minister Zoltan Balog and the visiting Croatian Culture Minister Zlatko Hasanbegovic on Monday signed a bilateral agreement on cultural cooperation in the 2016-2018 period.

Croatian Culture Minister on visit to Hungary

Croatian Culture Minister Zlatko Hasanbegovic is paying an official visit to Hungary on 23-25 May at the invitation from Hungarian Human Resources Minister Zoltan Balog, and the two ministers will sign a bilateral agreement on cultural cooperation ....  

Reiner: Croatia offering cooperation, help to Bosnia

Croatian Parliament Speaker Zeljko Reiner confirmed in Sarajevo on Monday that Croatia would continue fully supporting Bosnia and Herzegovina and helping it in its efforts to join the European Union as soon as possible.

Croatian and Polish parliament officials talk economic cooperation

Croatian Parliament Speaker Zeljko Reiner has said on the margins of a forum of Croatian and Polish regions, which took place in Dubrovnik on Thursday, that there is great potential to increase Croatia's exports into Poland.

Croatia and Kosovo sign agreement on cultural cooperation

Croatian Culture Minister Zlatko Hasanbegovic and Kosovo Culture, Youth and Sport Minister Kujtim Shala in Zagreb on Wednesday signed a bilateral agreement on cooperation in culture.

Croatian, Polish FMs talks cooperation

The two ministers met as part of the official visit of Croatian Minister Kovac who before that held talks with Jaroslaw Kaczynski, president of the Polish ruling conservative party Law and Justice.

Croatian-French business forum discusses possibilities for boosting cooperation

Split Mayor Ivo Baldasar said the forum was exceptionally important for the Split region. "Our development possibilities are primarily directed at tourist infrastructure," Baldasar said

French naval patrol vessel docks at Split

The French naval patrol vessel L'Adroit sailed into the southern Croatian naval port of Lora on Monday morning as part of the cooperation between the Croatian and French navies within the European Union and NATO.

Croatia, Bosnia sign agreement on cooperation in environmental protection

Sarovic called for starting with the implementation of the agreement without delay for the sake of "responsible, wise and sustainable management of resources and the environment."

Economic cooperation between Croatia and Turkey good, but far from potential

Economic cooperation between Croatia and Turkey is good, but still far from the two countries' potential, it was said at the start of the Croatian-Turkish Economic Forum in Zagreb on Wednesday.

FM: Croatia will boost cooperation with Bosnia, support Croats' survival

"We should have joint meeting of the governments of Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina on a regular basis so as to address our outstanding issues."

Cooperation between Patriotic Coalition and Bridge party very good

Minister of Construction and Physical Planning Lovro Kuscevic (HDZ) on Tuesday said that cooperation between the HDZ-led Patriotic Coalition and Bridge was very good and that the government was going in the right direction ...

Police undergo further training to fight organised crime more efficiently

The project covers law enforcement officers from Slovenia, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia and Albania as well as experts from Croatia, Great Britain, Austria, France, Italy and the USA.

Croatia, China sign cultural cooperation programme

Croatia and China on Monday signed a programme for cooperation in culture and art for the period from 2016 to 2020. 

Bosnian security minister urges regional cooperation in combating terrorism

Bosnian Security Minister Dragan Mektic said in Sarajevo on Friday that Bosnia and Herzegovina was taking measures to punish all returnees from the Syrian and Iraqi war zones who were considered a major security threat.

Parliament speaker, Indonesian delegation talk defence cooperation

The Indonesian delegation was led by the deputy chair of the Committee on Defence, Foreign Affairs and Information, Asril Hamzah Tanjung.

Bosnia, Croatia can resolve outstanding issues through good will, officials say

"We are in agreement that Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia are two friendly, neighbouring countries and with good will, outstanding issues can always be resolved. I believe that the ways of resolving those issues can be addressed already today," 

Interior minister, unions talk ministry reorganisation

"Orepic said that he considers the meeting to be the start of the reorganisation of the system and stressed the importance of staff within that system. He added that there was an imbalance in the state administration system with regard to wages and benefits,"    

Ambassador: Croatia wants to develop economic ties with Bolivia

Croatia wants to develop economic cooperation with Bolivia, a South American country with which Zagreb has no agreement signed, said Croatian Ambassador Nives Malenica during her recent visit to the Croat community in that Latin American country.

Vatican satisfied with cooperation with Croatia

The Vatican is satisfied with the Croatia-Holy See cooperation and there are no outstanding issues, Apostolic Nuncio Alessandro D'Errico said on Monday.

Croatian, Bosnian defence ministers meet in Split

The Croatian Defence Ministry said in a press release that Buljevic and Pendes exchanged opinions about cooperation within the frameworks of initiatives in Southeast Europe and global and regional security issues.

Croatian PM, Chinese delegation talk cooperation

According to a statement issued by the Croatian government's public relations office, the two sides agreed that today's meeting would give a new impetus to the further strengthening of relations between Croatia and China, notably on the economic front.

German president urges European-African cooperation on refugee crisis

Africa and Europe must work together to tackle terrorism and the causes of refugee flows, said German President Joachim Gauck Wednesday, speaking before the Economic Community of West African States in Nigeria.

Germany, France agree to cooperate on cash transaction limits

French and German ministers said Tuesday that they would cooperate to establish a uniform limit for cash transactions as a tactic to fight terrorism and crime.

Serbia, Austria sign action plan on cooperation in 2016

Kurz said he was confident that Serbia would soon open new chapters in its EU membership talks, and even though he could not state a specific date, he stressed that Belgrade was on the right track.

Brkic says Coordination Council working around the clock

Brkic recalled that the Cooperation Council of the HDZ-led Patriotic Coalition and the Bridge party was an advisory body while the ministers would decide on whom to select for their deputies and assistants based on the proposals made by the council.

Grabar-Kitarovic calls for stronger cooperation between "natural allies" in Europe

Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic said in a lecture at the end of her three-day official visit to Poland on Friday that "natural allies" in Europe should restore their historical ties and strengthen their cooperation.

Karamarko: Coalition parties discuss cooperation

"I think we've completed one stage of our cooperation. We won at elections, for the fifth time. We are very pleased with that, we formed the government...we spoke about current problems and personnel issues and the continuation of our cooperation," 

Croatian and Hungarian chambers ink agreement

According to HGK figures for the first half of 2015, Croatia imported US$ 133.86 million worth of agricultural and food products from Hungary, while exporting $45.8 million.

EU's delegation to visit Iran in coming months, top diplomat says

The West ended wide-ranging economic measures on Iran at the weekend, after experts confirmed that Tehran had kept its side of a landmark agreement with six major powers to significantly curb its nuclear programme.

Slovenian president comments on relations with Croatia

Pahor said that he wanted the outstanding issues with Croatia to be dealt with through dialogue and cooperation, noting that it was more difficult now because Croatia still did not have a new government.

Croatia, Albania cooperate in health, medicine

Croatian Health Minister Sinisa Varga and Albanian Health Minister Ilir Beqaj signed on Tuesday a plan of cooperation in health and medicine in the 2015-18 period ...