Independence Day Croatia

Croatia observing Independence Day

Croatia is observing Independence Day today, a national holiday in honour of a parliamentary decision on severing all state and legal ties with the former Yugoslavia.

Plenkovic: Independence Day key for severing all ties with former Yugoslavia

Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) president Andrej Plenkovic on Saturday paid his respects those killed for the homeland on the occasion of Independence Day, which is observed today, saying that 8 October 1991 had been a key day for severing all ties with the former Yugoslavia.

Croatian parliament marks 25 years of independence

The Croatian parliament gave a reception on Friday to mark Independence Day, remembering 8 October 1991 when it adopted a historic resolution declaring Croatia's independence from the Yugoslav federation.