Social Democratic Party (SDP) member of Parliament Orsat Miljenic said on Wednesday that the decision of the Croatian Peasant Party (HSS), the SDP's partner in the People's Coalition in the recent early parliamentary election, to support Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) leader Andrej Plenkovic as prime minister-designate was a betrayal of voters.
Opposition Social Democratic Party (SDP) deputy leader Branko Grcic said on Tuesday that the European Commission's downward revision of its growth projection for Croatia for this year to 1.8% was the result of a poor start of the new government.
Social Democrat member of Parliament Nenad Stazic on Thursday called on cultural workers to raise their voice against cuts in funds for the Kultura Nova foundation, noting that if they failed to do so, ...
Andrija Mikulic of the ruling coalition's HDZ said the HRT Programming Council did not meet the obligation to oversee the content and quality of the programmes, and that it was co-responsible for failure to meet the HRT's legal and contractual obligations.
I want to believe that the SDP and Zoran Milanovic... will invest much more effort in stabilising social relations and that we will compete for our citizens' political support and trust in a fair and decent way.
Opposition leader and former Prime Minister Janez Jansa said that the European Union's open-door policy towards refugees from the Middle East was wrong and that it showed "false solidarity" because of which Europe would become unstable.
The head of the Croatian People's Party (HNS), Vesna Pusic, is confident that "the only result of transferring decisions on sending the army to the border from the parliament to the government will be the militarisation of society."
A group of Opposition MPs on Wednesday sent a letter to the European Commission claiming that the government had unlawfully launched the proceedings of relieving the chairwoman and members of the Electronic Media Council of duty.
Opposition benches in parliament on Tuesday criticised this year's draft budget with Social Democratic Party (SDP) leader Zoran Milanovic accusing the government of focussing only on resolving mutual disagreements.
"We will ask the Constitution Committee to give us their opinion," Reiner said. Kovacic asked him who requested the committee's opinion, to which Reiner replied, "I, that is, I will request the opinion."
"The decision of the Elections and Appointments Committee is truly unprecedented," said Dragovan, noting that never before had the parliamentary majority decided on who would fill the quota belonging to the parliamentary minority and vice versa.
Social Democrat (SDP) leader and former Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic said on Wednesday after he took an oath as a parliamentary deputy that when it came to national interests, his party would be competent and constructive Opposition.