Platform

HDZ chief rules out grand coalition

Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) leader Andrej Plenkovic on Monday said that a big coalition with the SDP-led People's Coalition would not happen because there won't be any need for it, adding that he believed that the next prime minister should come from that party that gets the most votes.

Italian minority MP says minority platform basis for agreement on future cooperation

Furio Radin, an independent candidate in Constituency No. 12, which covers the entire country and where ethnic minorities elect their representatives to the Croatian parliament, said in Pula on Fridaythat members of Parliament representing ethnic minorities had not agreed cooperation with any of the current coalitions and that the basis for an agreement would be a platform to be published soon.

Croatian Democratic Union promises higher salaries, more jobs

A lower VAT, an increase in salaries, the write-off of debts for citizens with blocked bank accounts and changes to the Distraint Law are some of the promises the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) makes in its platform entitled "Economic growth, new jobs and social equity", presented at a news conference in Zagreb on Wednesday.

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

Only Option coalition presents its economic platform

Lovrinovic said that enterprises and employees would be unburdened and that interest rates that are several times higher than in competitive countries would be decreased significantly.

People's Coalition presents its education platform; Milanovic: We're here to continue our job

The People's Coalition on Tuesday presented its education platform at the Rijeka University Campus, with Social Democratic Party (SDP) leader and former prime minister Zoran Milanovic saying that his government's results could not be downplayed and that the SDP-led coalition was offering itself to Croatian citizens to continue the job it had been doing.

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.