Croatian Democratic Union

PM: Croatia moving in the right direction, as shown by growth

Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic of the HDZ party said on Wednesday that the government was very satisfied with figures showing a 2.9% increase in GDP in the third quarter of this year...

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...

Croatian PM says Tax Fraud Office will continue operating

"Just as other legal systems, Croatia's criminal law too has the institution of presumption of innocence. We will discuss this situation. There were other cases, too, that ended in acquittals. We ...

Plenkovic: I'm open to talks with all members of Bosnian Presidency

Prime Minister and HDZ party leader Andrej Plenkovic said on Monday that he was open to talks with all members of Bosnia and Herzegovina's collective state Presidency.

HDZ deputy chief says will prepare new graduate thesis

Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) Deputy President and Deputy Parliament Speaker Milijan Brkic has said in an interview with the N1 commercial broadcaster that he will soon write a new graduate...

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...

Croatia's new prime Minister Plenkovic - a rapidly rising moderate

Five years ago, Andrej Plenkovic was the second-in-command at the Croatian embassy in Paris. Today, he is the country’s prime minister.

HDZ and SDSS hail new gov't, IDS critical

The ruling Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) and the Independent Democratic Serb Party (SDSS) on Wednesday hailed the government of Prime Minister-designate Andrej Plenkovic and its programme, while...

Plenkovic: National, social goals must be above political, ideological differences

Prime Minister-Designate Andrej Plenkovic said on Wednesday that achieving unity of national and social goals must be above political and ideological differences, which is why his cabinet will ...

Plenkovic: Ministerial nominees ready to do their best for country's well-being

Prime Minister-Designate and Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) leader Andrej Plenkovic said on Tuesday that in choosing the ministerial nominees, he combined youth and experience, and that they were...

PM-designate reveals names of 4 deputy PMs

Prime Minister-Designate and Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) leader Andrej Plenkovic did not reveal the names of the 19 ministerial candidates on Tuesday, but said the new government would have...

Kovac says won't be new ambassador to US

Caretaker Foreign Minister Miro Kovac on Tuesday refuted media reports that he would be Croatia's new ambassador to the US, saying he was staying in Croatia.

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.

PM designate says names of minister will be released after package is done

Prime Minister designate Andrej Plenkovic said on Sunday that the names of the ministers in his government would be released after the package is done, expressing satisfaction with talks he held...

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'...