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Dalic: Gov't expects Agrokor to address business challenges promptly

The government expects the management of Agrokor or of any other Croatian company to address all business challenges promptly and efficiently, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy and SMEs Martina Dalic said on Monday.

Croatian government strongly condemns incident at LGTBIQ party

The government has strongly condemned an incident that occurred in Zagreb in the early hours of Sunday when an unidentified person set off a tear gas canister at an LGTBIQ party in a night club.

PM defends his minister against accusations of plagiarism

Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic, defending his Science and Education Minister Pavo Barisic from accusations of plagiarism during a heated debate in Parliament on Thursday, said that the debate missed the point because what was at issue was not plagiarism but a technical omission.

Gov't rejects interpellation concerning INA renationalisation

The government sent a report to the parliament on Thursday rejecting the conclusions of an interpellation by 19 MPs from the strongest opposition Social Democratic Party regarding the planned renationalisation of the INA oil and gas company and sale of 25 percent minus one share in the HEP power company.

PM says Croatia starts 2017 with encouraging indicators

Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic has said that Croatia ushered in the new year in a positive atmosphere boosted by positive economic indicators and positive assessments made by international credit ratings.

PM: Industrial production growth shows Croatia on right track

The industrial production growth shows that Croatia is on the right track, Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic said on Monday commenting on the latest statistics which indicated that industrial production had increased by 14.9 percent in December 2016, growing for the 23rd month in a row and its highest rise since 2001.

SDP chief says gov't doesn't want to talk to anyone

Social Democratic Party (SDP) leader Davor Bernardic said on Sunday that the incumbent government did not want to talk to anyone and that the partners in the ruling coalition

Agrokor says can meet all financial obligations

The Agrokor food and agriculture group said on Thursday it was a stable and strong company capable of meeting all its financial obligations and had no need for additional refinancing.

Gov't cuts administrative fees by 30%

The government on Thursday passed a regulation reducing by 30 percent administrative fees payable to state administration bodies, and Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic said that this was yet another step to unburden households and businesses.

PM Plenkovic says first 100 days of his cabinet's term very intensive

Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic on Thursday underscored that in the first 100 days of the term of his cabinet, reforms had been launched aimed at economic growth, legal security and social solidarity, in addition to securing political stability in the country.

Netanyahu: Croatia stands strongly for Israel

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in Jerusalem on Tuesday that over the past several years great improvement had been made in Israel-Croatia relations, expressing his gratitude to Croatia for its support at the international level.

Croatia sets up council for talks with MOL on INA buyout

Croatia's government on Thursday decided to establish an eight-member council for negotiations with Hungary's MOL on the buyout of INA and the council will be chaired by Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic.

Croatian government announces 104 measures to save businesses HRK 1.5bn

This year the Croatian government will implement 104 measures that should save businesses 1.5 billion kuna (200 million euros), Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic announced at the start of a Cabinet meeting on Thursday.

Gov't endorses 2016-2022 Waste Management Plan

The government on Thursday endorsed the Waste Management Plan for the period 2016-22 which is based on a circular economy, with Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic saying the endorsement was important for absorbing EUR 475 million from the EU Competitiveness and Cohesion Operational Programme.

Croatian government in 2016: Two PMs in office in the same year

2016 was marked by the shortest term of a Croatian government, the one headed by Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic, and the inauguration of the current government of Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic following a snap 11 September parliamentary election.

Gov't to allocate EUR 266,000 for future Skabrnja Memorial Centre

The government has recently decided to earmark two million kuna for the construction of a memorial centre in Skabrnja, in tribute to the local victims of one of the worst atrocities during the Homeland Defence War.

Gov't, some public sector employees sign base pay rise agreement

The government and the state administration, police and tax administration unions on Friday signed an annex to the base pay agreement for their employees and amendments to their collective agreement, providing for a 6% pay rise in 2017, to be implemented in three 2% instalments, on January 1, August 1 and November 1.

PM discusses air pollution in Slavonski Brod

Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic visited the eastern County of Brod-Posavina on Thursday, where he met with local authorities and environmental groups for talks on the economic situation and air pollution in Slavonski Brod.

PM says S&P assessment confirms Croatia on right track

Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic on Thursday expressed satisfaction with the decision of the S&P agency to affirm Croatia's 'BB' long-term and 'B' short-term foreign and local currency sovereign credit ratings and to revise its outlook to stable from negative, which is the first upgrade of Croatia's outlook in nine years.

Croatian PM: Political stability, positive trends oblige us to implement reforms

The government's political stability and favourable macroeconomic trends offer an opportunity as well as impose an obligation on the government to implement comprehensive structural and fiscal reforms, Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic said at the start of a government session focusing on a draft budget for 2017 on Thursday.

Montenegro gets new government

Montenegro's Prime Minister-Designate Dusko Markovic on Monday presented the country's new government of 19 ministers, who received majority support in parliament.

2017 budget guidelines defined, budget gap at HRK 6.8 bn

The Croatian government on Monday adopted guidelines for next year's budget, with revenues set at HRK 119.6 billion and expenditures at HRK 126.5 billion.

Higher tobacco product excise taxes as of 1 Dec.

The Croatian government on Thursday increased excise duties on cigarettes, fine-cut tobacco and other smoking tobacco, and the effect of this increase is that the price of a pack of cigarettes cannot rise by more than one kuna.

Serbian PM: Belgrade "understood" the message of Gotovina's appointment

Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic said on Friday that he did not want to undermine relations with Croatia, but stressed that Belgrade understood the message from Zagreb and its decision to appoint former Hague tribunal indictee General Ante Gotovina a government adviser.

Government stepping up preparations for tax reform

In order to speed up the process of legislative amendments for the implementation of the planned tax reform as of the beginning of 2017, the Croatian government decided on Thursday to exclude seven draft bills from an assessment of the legislative impact.

President applauds announced tax reform

President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic on Monday welcomed the tax reform being prepared by the government, saying she was confident that it would benefit all because it would lead to higher competitiveness, job creation and lower unemployment, and would help socially vulnerable groups.

Plenkovic: Croatia will intensify cooperation with Bosnia

Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic said in Sarajevo on Friday at the start of a two-day official visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina that the two countries would try to resolve their remaining outstanding issues, reiterating that Bosnia and Herzegovina could count on Croatia's full support in the European integration process.

Serbia and Slovenia to hold joint govt meeting

A joint meeting of the governments of Serbia and Slovenia is scheduled for Monday in Belgrade, says a a press release from the Serbian cabinet on Sunday.

PM: I haven't noticed mass discontent in HDZ over Hasanbegovic

Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic said on Friday he had not noticed mass discontent in his HDZ party over the fact that Zlatko Hasanbegovic had not been reappointed Minister of Culture.

Plenkovic: Tax reform, social dialogue and budget are government's priorities

Work on the tax reform, social dialogue and work on a budget for 2017 will be the government's priorities and the government will start working on them already next week, while the first foreign visit will be to Bosnia and Herzegovina, the newly-appointed Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic said at the government headquarters on Wednesday evening after assuming office.

New Croatian PM assumes office

New Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic took over the office from his predecessor Tihomir Oreskovic on late Wednesday night after 91 lawmakers voted for the new government, 45 voted against and three abstained.

HDZ and SDSS hail new gov't, IDS critical

The ruling Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) and the Independent Democratic Serb Party (SDSS) on Wednesday hailed the government of Prime Minister-designate Andrej Plenkovic and its programme, while the Istrian Democratic Party (IDS) was critical.

Plenkovic: Gov't formation as planned

Commenting on his decision to appoint Goran Maric of the HDZ a minister without a portfolio, Prime Minister Designate and Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) chief Andrej Plenkovic said on Wednesday that "everything is proceeding according to plan", while Maric briefly told the press: "I am not a minister without a portfolio."

Petrov: Maric's appointment as minister without portfolio agreed with Bridge party

Prime Minister designate Andrej Plenkovic sent to parliament late on Tuesday evening a proposal to appoint Goran Maric of the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) a minister without a portfolio who will be in charge of managing state property and coordination between state offices and Parliament Speaker Bozo Petrov confirmed on Wednesday the decision was agreed with his Bridge party.

New gov't to be more active in EU, NATO

The foreign policy goals of the new government focus on a more active use of Croatia's European Union and NATO membership, support to Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) and other Southeast European countries on their road to EU and NATO membership, Croatia's entry into the Schengen Area and strengthening its central European dimension.

Plenkovic: Ministerial nominees ready to do their best for country's well-being

Prime Minister-Designate and Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) leader Andrej Plenkovic said on Tuesday that in choosing the ministerial nominees, he combined youth and experience, and that they were people ready to do their best in the next several years to help the well-being of the country.

PM-designate reveals names of 4 deputy PMs

Prime Minister-Designate and Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) leader Andrej Plenkovic did not reveal the names of the 19 ministerial candidates on Tuesday, but said the new government would have four deputy PMs

Panenic accuses MOL of intending to close Sisak refinery

The outgoing economy minister, Tomislav Panenic of the Bridge party said on Wednesday that it was in MOL's interest to have the Sisak oil refinery closed, while the interests of Croatia and INA were opposite to that position.

Gov't: Some progress made in implementation of reforms

Certain steps forward have been made in the implementation of the National Reform Programme for this year, but due to limited activities of the caretaker government there was no significant progress, read the report adopted at the last session of the Tihomir Oreskovic cabinet, held on Wednesday. 

Ministry to invite applications for Hina Steering Council's members

The outgoing cabinet of Croatian Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic on Wednesday adopted a draft of tender inviting applications for four positions of the five-member Steering Council of Croatia's news agency Hina.

Outgoing PM says provides new gov't with good starting position

Outgoing Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic said on Wednesday that his cabinet was leaving the new government with a good starting position, underlining the need to pursue fiscal discipline, continue implementing reforms and enhance public companies' governance.

HDZ leader: Agreement with Bridge ensures fair division of portfolios

Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) leader Andrej Plenkovic said on Friday that he was pleased with the decision by the National Council of the Bridge party to accept cooperation with the HDZ, adding that the agreement reached by the two parties ensured a fair distribution of Cabinet posts reflecting the election results.

Bridge to decide on deal with HDZ on Thursday

The Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) and the Bridge party continued their talks on government formation on Wednesday, discussing the distribution of portfolios.

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.  

Stier: I haven't heard anything about talks being broken off

The political secretary of the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ), Davor Ivo Stier, said on Thursday that he had not heard anything about talks on the formation of government between the HDZ and the Bridge party being broken off.

Bridge: Talks on government formation not broken off

The Bridge party on Thursday strongly denied an article on the website of the Jutarnji List daily which said that the party's negotiators had suddenly broken off talks on the formation of a new government with the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ).

HUP concerned about possible political trading in positions in state companies

The Croatian Employers' Association (HUP) on Thursday expressed concern about reports of possible political trading in positions in state-owned companies, saying that such companies needed to be depoliticised and professionalised.

Croatian gov't prepares response to EC on loan conversion

Croatia's government on Wednesday endorsed a letter which it needs to send to the European Commission by the end of the month regarding the conversion of Swiss franc loans.

Croatia gov't identifies 15 projects for Juncker investment scheme

The caretaker government led by Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic on Wednesday adopted a report on the implementation of the Investment Plan for Europe outlined by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker as part of which the Croatian Bank for Reconstruction and Development (HBOR) will propose two projects.

Croatia gov't includes two tourism projects among strategic investment projects

At its meeting on Wednesday, the caretaker government included the construction of a Punta Nova campsite on Pag island and the reconstruction of the Hotel Park in Rovinj among its strategic investment projects.

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."

Petrov: HSS decision to back Plenkovic won't change Bridge-HDZ relationship

The leader of the Bridge party, Bozo Petrov, said on Wednesday that the decision by the presidency of the Croatian Peasant Party (HSS) that their five members of Parliament would support Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) leader Andrej Plenkovic as prime minister-designate would not change the Bridge-HDZ relationship or the recently begun talks on government formation.

FinMin: Budget almost balanced, expenditures under control

At its first session after Sunday's snap parliamentary election, the caretaker government on Wednesday adopted a report on budget execution in the first half of the year. Finance Minister Zdravko Maric said that the budget execution was above expectations and Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic added that these were the best results since 2008.

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 on forming the new government.

Plenkovic: HDZ to begin talks with other parties on Tuesday

The task force will be led by Plenkovic. He expressed confidence that the HDZ would manage to form a stable government within time frames defined by the constitution and law.

Gov't approves state collateral for Petrokemija to seek loan

The HBOR loan to Petrokemija is in Croatia's economic interest because 79.85% of the company's shares are held by the state and the company is the main producer of artificial fertilisers in Croatia and an important competitor on the regional market, said Finance Minister Zdravko Maric.

Oreskovic expects excellent data on GDP

Caretaker Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic said at the start of a government session on Wednesday that he was confident data on GDP in the second quarter of this year would be excellent and that rating agencies were expected to improve the country's credit rating by the end of the year.

Minister: State's stake in Jadran company as collateral for Petrokemija's loan

The state-owned stake in the Jadran hotel company from Crkivenica will not be sold but will be used as collateral for a loan the Petrokemija artificial fertiliser producer will take to repay its 200 million kuna debt to the PPD gas company, outgoing Economy Minister Tomislav Panenic said after a government session on Thursday, adding that the government could adopt a decision to that effect next week.

Croatian government adopts decision on amount of funding for election campaigning

The Croatian government on Thursday adopted a decision on the amount of funding for election campaigning for the early parliamentary election on September 11, the government said in a statement.

Gov't sells shares in Imperial and Suncani Hvar hotel companies

The Restructuring and Sale Centre (CERP) has unanimously decided to sell the government stake in the Imperial Rab hotel company and to accept a bid for the acquisition of the Suncani Hvar hotel company, the head of the Government Property Management Office (DUUDI), Tomislav Boban, told the press after a Cabinet meeting on Wednesday.

Croatian government decides to scrap or cut non-tax levies in total amount of HRK 247mn

The Croatian government, meeting on Wednesday before a two-week summer recess, adopted a decision listing non-tax levies that would be abolished or reduced this year and the next.

PM: This year economy could grow by about 2.5%

Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic said on Wednesday that this year's economic growth could reach 2.5 percent, more than previously expected, because all the most important indicators were increasing.

Croatian PM visits Badel 1862 company

Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic said on Tuesday that the government would approve a decision on a strategic partner for the Badel 1862 alcoholic beverages company if such a decision was made by the Restructuring and Sale Centre (CERP).

Horvat: Hrvatske Sume board members should withdraw bonus requests

Minister of Entrepreneurship and Crafts Darko Horvat said on Tuesday that the board members of the state-owned Hrvatske Sume forest management company should withdraw their requests for bonus payments because the primary purpose of public companies was not profit making but providing services to citizens and businesses.

Eurostat: Croatia among EU members with largest decrease of government debt

Croatia's government debt at the end of first quarter of 2016 amounted to HRK 188,35 billion which is HRK 4.7 billion or 1.6% less on the year, the statistical office of the European Union Eurostat reported on Friday.

Oreskovic says government didn't make any concession to Serbia

Croatian Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic said on Wednesday the government did not make any concession to Serbia regarding the opening of Chapters 23 and 24, because conditions that Serbia needs to meet in its European Union entry talks are very transparent.

PM: IBM's investment shows Croatia can be competitive globally

The US IT giant IBM will open a centre in Zagreb from which it will provide technical support to its users worldwide, Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic announced at a press conference on Wednesday.

Fixed-time workers to be employed for Schengen implementation

The caretaker government on Wednesday approved the employment on a temporary basis of 88 people for the purpose of full implementation of the Schengen acquis along the Croatian border which will become the European Union's external border.

Gov't endorses motion to ratify protocol for Montenegro's NATO entry

The Croatian government on Wednesday endorsed a bill on the ratification of the NATO accession protocol for Montenegro, and sent this  motion to the parliament for ratification under fast-track procedure.

Gov't to provide funds for storm-hit Osijek hospital

Finance Minister Zdravko Maric in the caretaker government said on Wednesday that the necessary funds from the state budgets would be allotted to offset damage inflicted on the Osijek hospital during a recent summer storm.

Top state and church officials extend best wishes on Ramadam Bayram

President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic on Monday extended her best wishes to all Muslim believers in Croatia on the occasion of Ramadan Bayram.

Oreskovic says new parties and new ideas healthy for every democracy

Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic said on Wednesday that it was healthy for every democracy to have new parties and new ideas on the scene, saying that at a meeting in Brussels he had asked his Slovenian counterpart Miro Cerar how he formed a new party.

Parliament marks Statehood Day

Statehood Day was celebrated on Saturday with a special session of the Croatian Parliament at which President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, Parliament Speaker Zeljko Reiner and Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic said that over the past quarter of a century Croatia had achieved a lot, calling for consensus on fundamental national interests and determination to realise that.

Gov't says to make sure Croatia feels consequences of Brexit as little as possible

Brexit is beyond a doubt the biggest blow to Europe's unity since its inception and for us an especially sensitive issue at a time when the EU is expanding to Croatia's neighbours, said the government.

Karamarko relieved of number of posts

At the closed part of its session on Thursday the caretaker government relieved Tomislav Karamarko of a number of posts he held before resigning recently as First Deputy Prime Minister.

SDP MP says gov't session unlawful

Another Social Democrat MP and former Education Minister, Zeljko Jovanovic, said the outgoing government was leaving chaos in all segments of society, from economy to education and health and social welfare.

Croatia to issue kuna bond in July

Croatia will borrow on the domestic market in July as it needs to refinance a bond maturing in the second half of July, an unnamed government source told Reuters on Thursday.

Caretaker govt. holds first session

The Tihomir Oreskovic caretaker cabinet on Thursday held its first session since parliament gave it a vote of no confidence last week, discussing nearly 40 items, including numerous bills.

Caretaker govt., state bodies will regularly carry out their duties

"This is our first session as a caretaker government and it is a fact that we will be that for about four months, perhaps longer," Oreskovic said.

Govt. for urgent changes to law on prevention of incidents at sporting events

Oreskovic held a working meeting with Foreign Minister Miro Kovac, Interior Minister Vlaho Orepic, Justice Minister Ante Sprlje, Sports Minister Predrag Sustar, and Security and Intelligence Agency chief Danijel Markic, the government said in a press release.

SDP chief: Outgoing government can't move amendments to violence prevention act

Social Democratic Party (SDP) chief Zoran Milanovic said on Monday that the outgoing government had no powers to propose amendments to the Act on the Prevention of Violence at Sporting Events.

PM, ministers discuss Croat hooliganism at Euro 2016

Attending the meeting were Foreign Minister Miro Kovac, Minister of the Interior Vlaho Orepic, Justice Minister Ante Sprlje and Science, Education and Sports Minister Predrag Sustar.

Karamarko: HDZ ready for election but still working on reshuffle

After a ceremony marking the 27th anniversary of the establishment of the HDZ in Zagreb Karamarko said that his party had not yet abandoned the possibility of a government reshuffle.

President calls for parliament dissolution, early election

President Grabar-Kitarovic said that an absolute majority of lawmakers had told her that they were in favour of a snap parliamentary election.

Parliament to convene on Monday to decide on dissolution, says SDP chief

I have talked with the Speaker and it has been agreed that the parliament should convene at noon Monday to decide on its dissolution, Milanovic told the press in the Sabor.

Bridge in favour of parliament dissolution and snap election in September

This is necessary because of those citizens with seasonal jobs and so that we can secure as high turnout as possible, Simic said outside the President's Office.

PM-designate hopeful declines to speculate on signatures

Commenting on a reporter's remark that the HDZ had criticised the Tihomir Oreskovic cabinet for finances and now nominated him who was finance minister in that cabinet as prime minister designate, Maric said the government was responsible in doing its job.

Consultations in President's Office start

Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic on Friday started talks in her office with parliamentary deputies and groups after the parliament on Thursday voted no confidence in non-partisan Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic, whereby his cabinet was toppled.

Deadlines for gov't reshuffle or snap vote start running

The Oreskovic cabinet, which consists of ministers from the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ)-led coalition and the Bridge party, will be serving as a caretaker government until the appointment of a new one.

Oreskovic: Snap election best solution

After the parliament voted no confidence in him on Thursday, Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic said that the best solution now would be a snap parliamentary election.

Petrov: Bridge in favour of early election, hopefully in autumn

Bridge party leader Bozo Petrov said after the impeachment of Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic on Thursday that Bridge was in favour of an early election and hoped that it would not be held before the autumn.

President calls consultations at her office for Friday

President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic has announced for Friday consultations with heads of parliamentary caucuses and other members of parliament after the parliament on Thursday gave a vote of no confidence in Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic and his government.  

PM says is being impeached for refusing to appoint intelligence agency chief who didn't meet conditions

Oreskovic underscored that he made the decision to appoint Daniel Markic as SOA chief together with President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, in the best interest of Croatia, adding that Markic's work so far was proof that his decision was the right one.

Karamarko, HDZ ministers won't attend parliamentary debate on PM's impeachment

The HDZ insists on the decision that parliament gives a vote of no confidence in Oreskovic after a joint debate on government-sponsored amendments to the law on mandatory health insurance and on health care.

Karamarko: HDZ won't withdraw motion for no confidence vote in PM

"I resigned today from the position of first deputy prime minister. I consider that to be a good move because the government needs to have people who will be relieved of the relations that until now were not good," Karamarko told a press conference 

Oreskovic calls for defusing tensions

Karamarko announced his decision to step down as Deputy Prime Minister, while Petrov said he was ready to resign if this was necessary to preserve the cabinet led by PM Oreskovic.

Petrov: Bridge has not changed its stance

the preservation of the incumbent government, led by Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic, or a new parliamentary election, and he urged the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) presidency to show responsibility toward Croatian citizens.

Petrov: Either Oreskovic cabinet or snap vote

Deputy Prime Minister Bozo Petrov said on Wednesday there were two possible outcomes of the current government crisis -

Karamarko resigns as First Deputy PM

Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) chief Tomislav Karamarko on Wednesday announced that he was resigning as First Deputy Prime Minister, and once again called on Deputy Prime Minister Bozo Petrov and Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic to step down as well.

Karamarko resigns as First Deputy PM

Karamarko told a news conference in the HDZ headquarters that parliament would decide on the HDZ-sponsored motion for Oreskovic's impeachment on Thursday after which, he claims, the HDZ would start working on government reshuffle.