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Cavusoglu: Turkey will protect Bosniaks in Bosnia

Turkey is determined to protect the Bosniaks in Bosnia and Herzegovina and will not allow crimes such as the 1995 Srebrenica genocide to be committed against them again, Turkish Foreign Minister...

Sprlje: Mention of 20 judges in SOA report shows not entire justice system is corrupt

Justice Minister Ante Sprlje says that the mention of 20 judges as a national security threat in a report by the Security and Intelligence Agency (SOA) shows that not the entire justice system is...

President says isn't worried about election but lack of continuity

President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic said on Sunday it was not unusual that a new parliamentary election, which she will likely call for September 11, would be held in a short time, but voiced...

Reiner: It's logical to discuss confidence in PM first

Parliament Speaker Zeljko Reiner of the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) said on Tuesday that it was logical that Parliament should first discuss the HDZ's motion for a vote of no confidence in...

Croatian culture minister on accusations of being revisionist

"This is a defamation campaign which is not based on a single fact. I have already explained that the Independent State of Croatia (NDH) was the biggest moral failure of this country. I have...

German MP: Populist struggle to stay in power doing long-term damage to Croatian people

"The right wing feeds on fear and prejudices about others and people who are different. In Germany, it is fear of refugees, in France it is fear of Muslims, and in Croatia it is fear of people...

Karamarko: Petrov is walking "on thin ice", there's no conflict of interest

Croatian First Deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Karamarko says that the Bridge party, a junior partner in the ruling coalition, is walking on thin ice when demanding his resignation.

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.

Hasanbegovic rejects Ustasha ideology in interview with Le Monde

Croatian Culture Minister Zlatko Hasanbegovic said in an interview with the French newspaper Le Monde that he did not feel sorry for the Ustasha regime and that criticisms against him were a...

Culture minister: Motion to replace First Deputy PM will be rejected

Hasanbegovic said he did not expect any surprises from the HDZ's partner Bridge during the vote, adding that Bridge leader Bozo Petrov "clearly said that he would rely on facts and not rumours and...

Panenic says INA-MOL dispute result of many interests

Economy Minister Tomislav Panenic said on Wednesday that the latest escalation in relations between the ruling partners Bridge and HDZ over the INA-MOL dispute was the result of many interests...

Parliament speaker says ruling coalition has stable majority

Parliament Speaker Zeljko Reiner on Monday refuted claims that voting on a bill to abolish the office of former president Stjepan Mesic had been postponed twice because the ruling coalition doesn'...

Ostojic says prosecutor's office must investigate president's allegations

Ostojic recalled that the Prosecutor's Office had promptly investigated allegations that he, in his capacity of interior minister, had ordered illegal surveilling of Bridge party chief Bozo Petrov...

Grabar-Kitarovic advocates negotiated settlement to Croatia-Montenegro border dispute

Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic said on Friday that Croatia and Montenegro should once again try to solve their border dispute over the Prevlaka peninsula through dialogue before the...

PM says Lozancic will not be his adviser

Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic has said that former head of the Security and Intelligence Agency (SOA) Dragan Lozancic will not be his adviser or work in the government, adding however that...