Ladislav Ilcic

Lesbian, women's associations urge PM to prevent appointment of Ilcic as advisor

The lesbian association Kontra and the Croatian Women's Network on Monday sent an open letter to Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic following media reports that former member of Parliament and Hrast party leader Ladislav Ilcic could be appointed an advisor to Foreign Minister Davor Ivo Stier, asking him to prevent his appointment thus preventing "the further erosion of standards of human rights protection in Croatia."

Hrast in favour of further cooperation with Bridge, against early election

Hrast said that an early election would cost too much and would give the Social Democratic Party (SDP) a chance to return to power. It said that it would support only those moves by the HDZ that were agreed with Bridge.