Croatian People's Party

HNS chief slams gov't for "making no decisions"

Croatian People's Party ((HNS) chief Ivan Vrdoljak said on Saturday that this opposition party criticised the government led by Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic for failure to make decisions and for "not assuming responsibility".

HNS wants vote of no confidence in science minister to be put on parliament's agenda

Member of Parliament Goran Beus Richembergh of the opposition Croatian People's Party (HNS) said on Wednesday that the HNS would launch a formal procedure for a vote of no confidence in Science and Education Minister Pavo Barisic "for his proven plagiarism and the fact that he lied to the Croatian public."

HNS sets ambitious goals for local elections

Croatian People's Party (HNS) official Boris Blazekovic said on Monday said that the party had launched preparations for the local election scheduled for May 2017 with the aim of getting the best possible results in large cities in which the party would present "strong candidates."

HNS expects position of deputy parliament speaker, two committee chairs

Croatian People's Party (HNS) president Ivan Vrdoljak said on Thursday that he would discuss with the Social Democratic Party later today the division of parliamentary committees, adding that the HNS expected to have the position of a deputy parliament speaker and chair two committees.

HNS leader urges HDZ and Bridge to finally form government

Croatian People's Party (HNS) leader Ivan Vrdoljak said that the HNS main committee and presidency would not be discussing support for the future government of the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) and the Bridge party on Saturday, urging the two parties to finally form the government.  

SDP, HNS, HSS say will be in Opposition after consultations with president

Representatives of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), the Croatian People's Party (HNS) and the Croatian Peasant Party (HSS) on Wednesday attended separate consultations at the Office of the President on support for a prime minister-designate.

HNS rejects possibility of backing HDZ-Bridge government

Croatian People's Party (HNS) president Ivan Vrdoljak on Wednesday dismissed the possibility of the HNS supporting a government formed by the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) and Bridge parties, saying he expected them "to finish their negotiations as soon as possible and start realising their promises."

HNS chief says his party's ideology is to show results

Croatian People's Party (NS) leader Ivan Vrdoljak said on Saturday that the ideology of this party, a junior partner in the People's Coalition, was never the division between (WW2) Partizans and Ustasha but that its ideology was the results of those in power.

HNS and SDP agree to run in election together

Following a second round of talks in the past 24 hours, the Croatian People's Party (HNS) and the Social Democratic Party (SDP) have agreed to run in the coming snap parliamentary election together and the HNS will sign an agreement to that effect together with other parties of the SDP-led People's Coalition on Saturday.

Vrdoljak: We will defend secularism to the end

Croatian People's Party (HNS) vice-president and former economy minister Ivan Vrdoljak has said that he wishes Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic and his government a lot of success and that the HNS will be a constructive Opposition and a mainstay of a civil and secular Croatia, adding that the party will defend secularism "to the end."