People's Coalition

Milanovic: Croatia needs a stable government

After the State Election Commission released preliminary results of the September 11 early parliamentary election at midnight, Social Democratic Party (SDP) leader Zoran Milanovic early on Monday morning addressed his party's members and supporters, repeating several times in his address that Croatia needed a stable government and that the situation would be clearer in the morning after all ballots were counted.

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.

Milanovic says his coalition's victory to bring same rules for all, dialogue

Social Democratic Party (SDP) leader Zoran Milanovic said at an election rally of the People's Coalition in Karlovac on Tuesday that his coalition's victory in the September 11 election would prevent Croatia from sliding into the domination of one political camp and violence and bring the same rules for all, making Croatia a country of dialogue, unity and success for the generation to come.

Milanovic: In 20 yrs Croatia must be among 15 most developed EU states

Social Democratic Party (SDP) President Zoran Milanovic said in Rijeka on Monday that in 20 years' time Croatia must be among the European Union's 15 most developed countries because it could achieve that goal.

European Liberals support Croatia's HNS and People's Coalition

The leader of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe group in the European Parliament, Guy Verhofstadt, on Friday called on voters in Croatia to vote for the People's Coalition at the September 11 election, the Croatian People's Party (HNS) said.

People's Coalition presents its cultural platform

"Culture is freedom, it is a right to be different, it's a risk, an adventure, a search for what is not clearly defined in you," SDP leader Zoran Milanovic told a rally of some 100 supporters.

Parties present agricultural platforms at round table

Representatives of the major political parties and coalitions presented their agricultural platforms for the next four years at a round table on Monday, highlighting family-run farms, a more efficient farmland policy and stabler financing.

Milanovic: People's Coalition has serious platform, experienced people

The People's Coalition held its first official election rally in Varazdin on Tuesday at which its candidate for prime minister, Social Democratic Party (SDP) president Zoran Milanovic, said the coalition had a serious platform and people with experience for building a modern Croatia.

People's Coalition presents economic platform in Osijek

Ivan Vrdoljak, leader of the Croatian People's Party (HNS), which is a member of the SDP-led People's Coalition, said in Osijek on Sunday that once it came to power, the coalition would change legislation on investments to make Croatia the most attractive country in the region in terms of investment, and that infrastructure project would be financed exclusively with money from EU funds.

Milanovic says bridge to connect mainland, Ciovo island will be opened by year's end

Presenting the coalition's platform, former SDP transport minister Sinisa Hajdas Doncic said that the People's Coalition would work on improving the municipal standard of Trogir residents

Milanovic: During out term there was only one peasants' protest

Social Democratic Party (SDP) leader Zoran Milanovic on Thursday presented the People's Coalition's agriculture election platform and underscored that during the SDP-led Kukuriku coalition's government there had been only one farmers' protest.

People's Coalition expects victory at September election

The leaders of the four-party People's Coalition, speaking after submitting the coalition's slate to the State Electoral Commission (DIP) on Wednesday, said that they expected victory at the early election scheduled for September 11, while the leader of the senior coalition partner, Zoran Milanovic, called on citizens to give the coalition their trust.

SDP-led People's Coalition presents election platform

Leaders of the Social Democratic Party (SDP)-led People's Coalition presented their election platform in Samobor, just west of Zagreb, on Monday, saying that their main objective was to raise the employment rate to 66.2 percent and reduce unemployment to the EU average.

SDP, HNS and HSS to present joint platform next week

The leaders of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), the People's Party (HNS) and the Peasants' Party (HSS) on Monday met for the first time since signing an agreement on the People's Coalition and discussed a joint election platform which should be presented to the public next week.