Miro Kovac

Kovac says won't be new ambassador to US

Caretaker Foreign Minister Miro Kovac on Tuesday refuted media reports that he would be Croatia's new ambassador to the US, saying he was staying in Croatia.

Croatian FM says will inform EU colleagues of visit to Stolac

Croatian Foreign and European Affairs Minister Miro Kovac said in Luxembourg on Monday that he would brief his EU counterparts of his recent visit to the southern Bosnia and Herzegovina town of...

Croatian FM to attend FAC meeting in Luxembourg Monday

Caretaker Foreign Minister Miro Kovac will take part in a Foreign Affairs Council (FAC) meeting in Luxembourg on Monday, the Croatian Foreign and European Affairs Ministry said in a statement...

Petrov, Kovac slam violence during Bosnian vote

Croatia's outgoing Deputy Prime Minister Bozo Petrov and Foreign Minister Miro Kovac visited Stolac, Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) on Sunday and condemned an incident during local elections there...

Kovac: Croatia will meet obligations concerning migrants

Croatia has committed to taking 1,600 migrants as part of the EU's resettlement plan and it will meet its obligations, while the higher number being mentioned in Croatian media is exaggerated,...

Croatia, Russia underline imperative of Bosnia's survival

Croatian Foreign Minister Miro Kovac and his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov on Monday underlined the importance of strengthening Croatian-Russian economic relations and, concerning the...

Croatian FM for defusing tensions in Bosnia

Croatian Foreign Minister Miro Kovac said on Friday that tensions in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) should be defused and that any referendums which brought BiH's survival into question were...

Croatian FM chairs SEECP meeting in NY

Croatia's caretaker Foreign Minister Miro Kovac, who was attending the United Nations' General Assembly in New York, chaired a ministerial meeting of South-East European Cooperation Process (SEECP...

Officials: Croatia supports Bosnia and Herzegovina's sovereignty

Croatia does not support any action that would jeopardise the survival of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Foreign Minister Miro Kovac said on Thursday in a comment on a referendum to be held in the...

Kovac dismisses speculation on HDZ factions

Caretaker Foreign Minister Miro Kovac of the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) said in New York on Wednesday that headlines on factions inside the HDZ were media fabrication, and added that everyone...

Franak says foreign minister has signed blank cheque to UniCredit

The Franak association, which brings together holders of loans denominated in the Swiss franc, said on Monday that caretaker Foreign Minister Miro Kovac's statements about UniCredit's lawsuit over...

Good neighbourly relations with Serbia are in Croatia's interest, says Kovac

Croatia's Foreign Minister Miro Kovac has said that Croatia is interested in having good neighbourly relations with Serbia, that it will support Serbia on the path to the EU but that Serbia will...

First suit against Croatia for CHF loan conversion filed, says FM

Foreign Minister Miro Kovac said on Thursday that the first lawsuit against Croatia for the conversion of Swiss franc loans had been filed and that Croatia would try and find a solution with banks...

PM Oreskovic: Man arrested in Belgrade isn't Croatian spy

Oreskovic told Croatian Television that he expected more information from the Croatian Foreign Ministry, expressing hope that this was not yet another act of provocation by Serbia.

Croatian FM portrays Turkey as important partner

Croatia wants Turkey, which it deems to be an important partner notably due to its clout in southeastern Europe, to continue its journey towards the European Union, and to this aim, Turkey should...