Ivan Vrdoljak

HNS expects position of deputy parliament speaker, two committee chairs

Croatian People's Party (HNS) president Ivan Vrdoljak said on Thursday that he would discuss with the Social Democratic Party later today the division of parliamentary committees, adding that the...

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)...

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,...

HNS leader says expects HDZ, Bridge to form government

The HNS, it was said, had brought 11 parliamentary seats to the People's Coalition, of which the party itself would have nine in its future club of deputies.

HNS chief says his party's ideology is to show results

Croatian People's Party (NS) leader Ivan Vrdoljak said on Saturday that the ideology of this party, a junior partner in the People's Coalition, was never the division between (WW2) Partizans and...

People's Coalition presents economic platform in Osijek

Ivan Vrdoljak, leader of the Croatian People's Party (HNS), which is a member of the SDP-led People's Coalition, said in Osijek on Sunday that once it came to power, the coalition would change...

HNS chief says 82 signatures collected for parliament dissolution

Vrdoljak said that the consultations focused on the potential date of early election, adding that the HNS believes election should be held on September 4 or 11.

Ex-minister Vrdoljak denies accusations by HDZ

Croatian People's Party (HNS) leader Ivan Vrdoljak on Friday denied accusations by the ruling Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) that in his capacity as economy minister in the previous government he...

HDZ calls for investigating ex-minister's business deals with HEP

The Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) is in the possession of documents that show that former Economy Minister Ivan Vrdoljak of the Croatian People's Party (HNS) helped his wife and other persons...

Ivan Vrdoljak elected new HNS leader

Ivan Vrdoljak was elected new leader of the Croatian People's Party (HNS) at an election convention in Zagreb on Saturday, as the only candidate for the post.

Vrdoljak not surprised by Moody's decision

Croatian People's Party (HNS) deputy leader and former economy minister Ivan Vrdoljak said on Saturday he was not surprised that Moody's ratings agency had downgraded Croatia's long-term credit...

HNS rules out cooperation with HDZ

Ivan Vrdoljak, so far the only candidate running for leader of the opposition Croatian People's Party (HNS), on Saturday ruled out the possibility of cooperation between the HNS and the ruling...

Vrdoljak: We will defend secularism to the end

Croatian People's Party (HNS) vice-president and former economy minister Ivan Vrdoljak has said that he wishes Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic and his government a lot of success and that the HNS...

PM-designate meets with HDZ leader, outgoing economy minister

Oreskovic also said that he had regular meetings with Karamarko, leader of the Patriotic Coalition, and revealed the stage of negotiations on the new government.

Ministry says will protect Croatian interests in Krsko nuclear power plant

 Croatia "will do everything so that Croatian companies too can have the most proportionate share possible in that investment, in accordance with ownership and management rights.