Kreso Beljak

Kreso Beljak re-elected Croatian Peasant Party leader

Kreso Beljak was re-elected president of the opposition Croatian Peasant Party (HSS) at an election assembly on Saturday with 524 votes.

HSS to hold election convention, current chief sole candidate for party leader

The Croatian Peasant Party (HSS) will hold an election convention on Saturday in Zagreb with the current leader Kreso Beljak being the sole candidate for the party leader.

HSS leadership rejects appeals by two senior party members against their suspension

The Presidency of the Croatian Peasant Party (HSS) on Saturday rejected by a majority vote appeals by Croatian member of the European Parliament and member of the HSS Main Committee and Presidency, Marijana Petir, and Koprivnica-Krizevci County head Darko Koren against a decision to suspend them as HSS members.

Beljak: All 5 HSS MPs will back Plenkovic as PM designate

Croatian Peasant Party (HSS) president Kreso Beljak said on Tuesday that the HSS Presidency had decided that five HSS deputies would give their signatures for Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) president Andrej Plenkovic to be nominated prime minister designate, without asking anything for the HSS in return.

Beljak says HSS will be opposition such as hasn't been seen in Croatia

The Croatian Peasant Party (HSS) will be the opposition, such as has not been seen in Croatia yet, HSS president Kreso Beljak said on Saturday, responding to Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) president Andrej Plenkovic's wish that the two parties re-establish cooperation.

HSS leader suspends about 100 party members

Croatian Peasant Party (HSS) leader Kreso Beljak will suspend about 100 party members for "obstructing the parliamentary election", including the HSS member of the European Parliament Marijana Petir and other high-ranking officials.

HSS chief backs Milanovic, wouldn't be in a gov't including Bridge

The HSS leader warned that exit polls showed that the final result would be even, after three seats of the Croatian diaspora were added to the HDZ and four seats won by the IDS party were added to the People's Coalition.

People's Coalition presents its education platform; Milanovic: We're here to continue our job

The People's Coalition on Tuesday presented its education platform at the Rijeka University Campus, with Social Democratic Party (SDP) leader and former prime minister Zoran Milanovic saying that his government's results could not be downplayed and that the SDP-led coalition was offering itself to Croatian citizens to continue the job it had been doing.

HSS leader says Ustasha salute should be outlawed

Kreso Beljak, leader of the Croatian Peasant Party (HSS), a partner in the SDP-led People's Coalition, said on Monday that he was absolutely in favour of banning the salute "For the homeland, ready" which "does harm to Croatia in international circles."

HSS leader says Patriotic Coalition no longer exists

"The Patriotic Coalition as such simply no longer exists. Even though the communication between political parties (making up the coalition) was very bad in recent months, the HSS was patient and justified the situation with problems between the HDZ and Bridge.  

HSS terminates agreement with ruling Patriotic Coalition

The Main Committee of the Croatian Peasant Party (HSS) on Saturday unanimously decided to terminate all political agreements that were not honoured, including one with the ruling Patriotic Coalition, the party's leader Kreso Beljak told Hina after the meeting.

New leader says HSS won't be engaged in political trade-off any longer

Beljak, the mayor of Samobor, a town west of Zagreb, has said that HSS mayors of cities and municipalities would be added to the party's Main Committee.

Kreso Beljak elected new HSS president

Kreso Beljak, the mayor of Samobor, a town west of Zagreb, was elected on Saturday the new president of the Croatian Peasant Party (HSS), succeeding Branko Hrg.