Foreign affairs

Croatia's foreign policy in 2016: Focus on neighbours and stability of southeast Europe

In 2016 the focus of Croatia's foreign policy was put on its relations with neighbouring countries and support to their EU and NATO aspirations as well as on the stability of the southeast of Europe, according to statements by the incumbent Foreign Minister Davor Ivo Stier and his predecessor Miro Kovac, both of the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ).

Kovac: Croatia not blocking Serbia, rejects extremism

Kovac denied that some groups in Croatia, including the HDZ, had a negative opinion of the European Union, comparing directives from Brussels to new communism.

FM: Croatia to closely cooperate with neighbours

Croatia will closely cooperate with its neighbours and will address outstanding issues in good spirit and constructively, newly-appointed Foreign and European Affairs Minister Miro Kovac said in an interview with the HTV public television channel.