Statehood Day

Bosnia's Statehood Day marked in one half of the country

A half of Bosnia and Herzegovina on Friday observed the country's Statehood Day, November 25, which commemorates the 1943 session of the Anti-fascist Council of the People's Liberation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (ZAVNOBIH) at which foundations were laid for Bosnia and Herzegovina as a federal unit within the future joint Yugoslav state, and this fact once again revealed deep divisions in the country 20 years after the war.

Montenegro celebrates Statehood Day

Montenegro is celebrating Statehood Day on Wednesday, remembering 13 July 1878 when it was recognised as an independent state at the Berlin Congress and 13 July 1941 when its people rose against fascism.

President: We achieved a lot, many challenges ahead, we will succeed together

President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic said on Saturday that Croatia had achieved a lot over the past 25 years, but that there were many challenges ahead and that "we can succeed together" by turning to the future and letting go of discussions about the past.  

PM says sorry parliament half-empty on Statehood Day

Caretaker Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic said on Saturday he was sorry that parliament was half empty for a special session on the occasion of Statehood Day.

Parliament marks Statehood Day

Statehood Day was celebrated on Saturday with a special session of the Croatian Parliament at which President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, Parliament Speaker Zeljko Reiner and Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic said that over the past quarter of a century Croatia had achieved a lot, calling for consensus on fundamental national interests and determination to realise that.

Parliamentary session marking Statehood Day starts

The Croatian Parliament is is celebrating Statehood Day on Saturday, 25 June, with a special session recalling the constitutional decision on Croatia's independence and sovereignty adopted by the parliament on 25 June 1991.

Obama, Putin, Pope, Ban congratulate Croatia on Statehood Day

The US appreciates the strong cooperation with Croatia in Europe and globally, Obama said in his note, adding that Croatia was an example in the region of how hard work and reforms could lead to Euro-Atlantic integration.

Parliament speaker issues Statehood Day message

Statehood Day is observed in honour of 25 June 1991 when the Croatian parliament adopted a declaration on the proclamation of an independent and sovereign Croatia and a constitutional decision on Croatia's independence and sovereignty

State leaders meet ahead of 25th Croatian statehood anniversary

President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, Parliament Speaker Zeljko Reiner and Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic met on Monday and agreed a programme for observing the 25th anniversary of Croatia's statehood, ...

Bosnia and Herzegovina Statehood Day again marked by divisions

Statehood Day, November 25, commemorates the session of the National Anti-Fascist Council of the People's Liberation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (ZAVNOBIH) held in Mrkonjic Grad