Croatian finance ministry issues EUR 1.5 bln in treasury bills

The Finance Ministry on Tuesday issued EUR 1.5 billion worth of new treasury bonds, half a billion more than planned, most of which will be used to re-schedule due debts.

Culture Minister receives Serbian Orthodox bishop of Slavonia

Culture Minister Zlatko Hasanbegovic on Monday received Serbian Orthodox Bishop of Slavonia and discussed the reconstruction of the episcopal palace in Pakrac that is to be financed by the Ministry.

Foreign ministry says Serbia's protest note election campaigning

Earlier in the day, the Serbian Foreign Ministry sent a protest note to the Croatian Ambassador in Serbia, Gordan Markotic, over Kovac's statements to the Croatian media on April 16 "which insult and disparage Serbia."

Karamarko: Safety of Croatian citizens mustn't be politicised

The First Deputy Prime Minister and the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) chief, Tomislav Karamarko, wrote on his Facebook wall on Wednesday that "safety of Croatian citizens must not be politicised" ...

Finance ministry says carefully following Panama Papers case

The Croatian Finance Ministry said on Monday that it was carefully following developments regarding the Panama Papers scandal and was taking all measures and activities envisaged by the relevant laws regarding information on the possible involvement of Croatian companies or nationals in the scandal.

Defence ministry signs HRK 200 mln deal with domestic companies

Defence Ministry and representatives of 27 Croatian companies on Monday signed a HRK 200 million contract on the procurement of military equipment.

Defence minister against merging ministries of war veterans, defence

Defence Minister Josip Buljevic said on Wednesday that he was against merging the war veterans' and defence ministries, and that "not one serious conversation in that direction has been held."

Slovenia hasn't returned any migrants to Croatia

The Croatian Interior Ministry (MUP) has not voiced its official reaction to claims by the civil initiative which calls itself "Welcome" that Croatian authorities had conducted systematic violence and Croatian police used physical force against refugees.