Croatian government

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.

HDZ and minorities to resume talks after HDZ-Bridge deal

The negotiations between the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) and eight elected representatives of ethnic minorities on the next Croatian government, due to have been held on Tuesday, have been...

President to start consultations on new gov't on Tuesday

Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic said on Friday that she would launch consultations with parliamentary parties on a new government on Tuesday, as soon as the State Electoral Commission...

European Broadcasting Union urges Zagreb to protect HRT independence

The European Broadcasting Union (EBU), an international alliance of public service media, has urged the Croatian government to make sure that the national broadcaster (HRT) will maintain its...

Croatian government falls after no-confidence motion

Croation Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic's cabinet fell Thursday after a no-confidence motion passed with 125 votes in favour, two abstaining and 15 against, increasing the prospect of early...

Der Spiegel criticises Croatian government's first 100 days in office

The author said that even Croatian President Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic, who also belongs to "a moderate nationalistic bloc", had warned about a threat of putting Croatia's anti-fascist foundations...

SDP calls on gov't not to increase price of health insurance

The opposition Social Democratic Party (SDP) has called on the government to not implement a decision to increase the price of supplementary health insurance, saying that it will not result in ...

Gov't reallocates part of budget funds for political parties to science foundation

The government made the decision to partially adopt the amendment at a video-conference session.

Budget gap to be 2.2% of projected GDP

The Croatian government will present on Thursday its budget proposal for 2016, which envisages a deficit of HRK 7.4 billion or 2.2% of the projected GDP.

Pension funds interested in government projects, but not unconditionally

Croatian pension funds are interested in projects with which the government aims to reduce the budget deficit and public debt, but their interest is not unconditional, the heads of four mandatory...

Slovenia FM: Cooperation in managing refugee crisis improves with new Cro gov't

"Cooperation with the new Croatian government regarding migrants is much better than with the previous government led by (Prime Minister Zoran) Milanovic," Erjavec said in an interview broadcast...

Milanovic: Croatia isn't Teva, can't be run by remote control

He was commenting on the European Commission's latest report on Croatia and Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic's claims that the previous, Milanovic-run government was to blame for the bad report,...

Dombrovskis: EC report to confirm "limited progress" of Croatia

The European Commission vice-president for the euro and social dialogue discussed with members of several parliamentary committees the report on macroeconomic imbalances and risks which the...

Former minister says gov't plan to regulate salary system unprofessional

Mrsic said he feared that there was a plan by the government "to entirely destroy the system of collective bargaining in the public sector, to destroy its wage policy and politicise it, as well as...

Vukovar deputy mayor says Serb community socially marginalised

Vukovar deputy mayor Srdjan Milakovic said on Thursday that the Serb community and its political representatives were totally marginalised socially and condemned three Serb youths for assaulting a...