Croatian parliamentary election 2016

Plenkovic entrusted with forming 14th Croatian government

Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic on Monday conferred the mandate to form a new government on Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) leader Andrej Plenkovic, who had presented her with the...

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.

Croatian parliamentary election results now official

The State Election Commission (DIP) on Monday established the official results of the September 11 early parliamentary election and sent them to the Constitutional Court.

Final election results Monday, consultations with president Tuesday

The State Electoral Commission (DIP) is expected to release on Monday the official results of the September 11 parliamentary election, which marks the start of a 20-day deadline within which the...

DIP says will contact Sincic, Runtic and Lovrinovic over bribery accusations

The State Election Commission (DIP) said on Tuesday that it would request Human Shield party leader Ivan Sincic, former party member Hrvoje Runtic and the leader of the Let Us Change Croatia party...

Plenkovic: New gov't to be backed by over 80 MPs

Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) leader Andrej Plenkovic said in an interview with Croatian Radio on Saturday he was confident that he would receive the support of more than 80 elected members of...

HDZ chief seeks support of all ethnic minorities

Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) leader Andrej Plenkovic, who is the likeliest Prime Minister-Designate after the September 11 early parliamentary elections, on...

HDZ to get one-third of HRK 20.4 mln for electioneering costs

As the relative winner of the September 11 early parliamentary election, the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) should receive compensation totalling HRK 7.6 million or one-third of the 20.4 million...

DIP dismisses objection to Hungarian minority MP's election

DIP dismissed the objection as unfounded, saying that every voter had the right to inspect their data in the voter register and ask for their amendment or correction...

Minority MPs preparing possible agreement with new gov't together

Elected representatives of ethnic minorities on Wednesday held the first meeting regarding the formation of their parliamentary club of deputies, after which they said that they were agreed that...

Bridge chief says talks with HDZ more constructive than before

The Bridge party leader Bozo Petrov said on Wednesday that the ongoing negotiations between his party and the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ), the relative winner of the 11 September early...

HSS leader suspends about 100 party members

Croatian Peasant Party (HSS) leader Kreso Beljak will suspend about 100 party members for "obstructing the parliamentary election", including the HSS member of the European Parliament Marijana...

Plenkovic and Petrov satisfied with first round of talks

The leaders of the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) and the Bridge party, Andrej Plenkovic and Bozo Petrov respectively, said on Tuesday that they were satisfied with the first round of their talks...

Beljak says HSS definitely won't be part of future government

"We respect the legitimacy of the parties that won the election and those are the HDZ and the Bridge party. We wish them best of luck and we hope they will reach...

Croat member of Bosnian presidency congratulates Plenkovic on election win

The Croat member of Bosnia and Herzegovina's Presidency, Dragan Covic, on Tuesday congratulated Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) leader Andrej Plenkovic on winning Sunday's election, underscoring...