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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...