Tomo Medved

Justice, veterans' ministers welcome release of Orasje arrestees

Croatia's Justice Minister Ante Sprlje and War Veterans Minister Tomo Medved on Wednesday welcomed a decision by the State Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina to release from custody, pending trial, a group of former members of the Bosnian Croat HVO forces suspected of war crimes, promising them legal and consular help.

Minister Medved to coordinate activities concerning war crimes prosecution in Bosnia

The cabinet of Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic on Thursday appointed War Veterans' Affairs Minister Tomo Medved the chair of the task force for coordinating activities Croatia intends to take in response to war crimes prosecutions in Bosnia and Herzegovina pertaining Croatian nationals. 

Zagreb to find best way how to support Bosnia-Herzegovina Croats

"The Croatian government offers full legal, material and financial support to the detained men, to their families. Assistance is given to HVO members and to the Croat people in Bosnia and Herzegovina," the minister said after the meeting held in Slavonski Brod, a Croatian border city on the left bank of the Sava River.

Minister: Selective application of command responsibility disputable

Croatia's Minister of War Veterans' Affairs, Tomo Medved, has said that "Croatia's institutions are at the disposal of the families of the recently arrested ten former members of the Croat Defence Council (HVO) in Orasje", and that they will insist on the release of the arrestees until further proceedings, and underscored that he finds the selective application of command responsibility disputable.

Minister says Serbia still not contributing enough to search for war missing

War Veterans Minister Tomo Medved said on Tuesday that 20 years after the Homeland War Serbia was still not contributing enough to the finding of the bodies of the war missing and that Croatia was still looking for 1,990 missing persons.

Some veterans in Vukovar notified Serbia wants them for war crimes

Some war veterans from Vukovar have started receiving a note signed by Croatian War Veterans Minister Tomo Medved informing them that the Serbian War Crimes Prosecutor's Office has launched proceedings against them which have been referred to Croatia.

President Nishani decorates Albanian veterans from Croatia's war of independence

War Veterans' Minister Tomo Medved said there were still some cases of Albanians who had taken part in the defence of Croatia and whose status had not yet been solved, and promised the amending of the legislation to help those veterans.

Minister expects speedy resolution of veterans' problems

The Minister of Veterans' Affairs, Tomo Medved, said on Tuesday he expected the problems of the veteran community to be resolved soon.

Protest leader: Sit-in won't end without progress in dealing with veterans' problems

Glogoski, who left the meeting which the protesters were holding with the new minister early, told reporters that the protesters' tent would remain outside the ministry because their problems remained unsolved.

Parliament votes in favour of new veterans' affairs minister

Retired Brigadier-General Tomo Medved is Croatia's new Veterans' Affairs Minister after parliament took a vote of confidence on Monday with 88 MPs of the 130 present voting in favour of his appointment, 30 voting against and 15 abstaining.

Committee unanimously supports Medved for veterans minister

The parliamentary War Veterans Committee on Thursday unanimously gave a vote of confidence in Tomo Medved, the candidate for war veterans minister.

Medved says will make ministry accessible to all veterans

War veterans ministerial nominee Tomo Medved said on Tuesday that his plan was to make the ministry accessible and available to all veterans.

PM to talk with ministerial nominee Medved this afternoon

"I will use this afternoon as an opportunity to meet the candidate (Medved), and I hope I will make a decision today," Oreskovic told the press after he had outlined the budget proposal for 2016 to lawmakers.