Goverment

FInMin: Govt bonds to be issued on domestic market by week's end

Caretaker Finance Minister Zdravko Maric said on Tuesday that a transaction to borrow money on the domestic market would be completed by the end of the week and that he expected the price of the...

Butkovic: Govt. won't do anything unlawful regarding executive appointments

Maritime Affairs, Transport and Infrastructure Minister Oleg Butkovic said on Thursday that the caretaker government would do nothing unlawful regarding already advertised calls for the...

Foreign media: Leader of Croatia's largest party resigns amid turmoil

The chief of Croatia's most powerful party resigned Tuesday in the wake of a corruption affair and the collapse of the government coalition.

Gov't says determined to prevent hooliganism at soccer matches

The government's working meeting to be held on Monday will be attended by PM Oreskovic, Foreign Minister Miro Kovac, and Ministers Orepic, Sprlje and Sustar.

Chairwoman says Commission was not under political pressure

The Conflict of Interest Commission chairwoman Dalija Oreskovic has said that the Commission was not under political pressure when it ruled about Deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Karamarko being in...

Croatian Prime Minister Oreskovic set to fall in Thursday vote

Croatian Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic is set to fall with his cabinet just six months into his term in a no-confidence motion Thursday, with the two largest parties against him.

Opposition chief pushes for early election, possibly in July

The president of the biggest Opposition party -- the Social Democrats (SDP) -- Zoran Milanovic, on Tuesday pushed for early election, possibly already in July, and for early dissolution of the...

HUP president says Croatia needs stable government

Croatia needs a stable reform-minded government that will step up the country's overall development, Croatian Employers' Association president Gordana Deranja said on Tuesday.

Reiner says has talked with President about Croatia's stability

Croatian Parliament Speaker Zeljko Reiner said on Monday that earlier in the day he had talked with President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic about "the stability of the Croatian state."

We have predispositions for reshuffle, says Karamarko

Speaking to the press after an HDZ Presidency and Main Committee session, Karamarko said, "We concluded that we have the predispositions and good elements to embark on a reshuffle."

We will form new majority, says Karamarko

The Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) has decided to form a new majority and the goal is that it be a good one, HDZ president Tomislav Karamarko said on Saturday, ruling out the possibility of...

Foreign media: Croatian government steps away from collapse after only six months

Croatia's government was steps away from falling on Friday as bickering coalition partners refused to resign from their cabinet posts as demanded by Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic, withdrawing...

Karamarko: I'm not resigning, Oreskovic no longer enjoys HDZ's trust

"We won't pull anyone at their sleeve to save this government," Karamarko told an impromptu news conference, adding that a parliamentary reshuffle was possible as well.

Foreign media: Coalition heads must go says Croatian premier to men who gave him job

Croatia's nonpartisan prime minister on Friday called for the leaders of the two parties that put him in power to step aside to end a crippling political crisis and allow the country to move...

Croatian PM and Hungarian parliament speaker discuss closer economic ties

"Strengthening relations with our neighbours and intensifying contacts at all levels is one of the priorities of Croatia's new foreign policy," Oreskovic was quoted as saying.