The leadership of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) meets on Thursday to start the procedure for a party election, and the party is expected to choose a new leader by the end of November or no later than mid-December.
Croatia's Social Democratic Party (SDP) member of the European Parliament, Tonino Picula, said on Monday that he would decide on his possible candidacy for the post of the party's leader after consulting people in the field and seeing whether he enjoyed grassroots support.
Gardner said so in response to a question by Picula on the introduction of visa reciprocity for the five EU member states whose citizens still need a visa for the US - Croatia, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Poland and Romania.
LNG and its storage will increase the EU's energy security, the Commission said at a presentation of a package of energy security laws, highlighting LNG as the future of Europe's energy sustainability.
Croatian MEPs said during a debate in the European parliament about Serbia's progress on Wednesday that Belgrade needed to ensure a better treatment of ethnic minorities, underlining the importance of resolving issues of border, the fate of the missing persons and war crimes trials.
He recalled that the SDP Main Committee would hold a session next week and that he expected it to discuss the results of the last parliamentary elections, which were lost by the Croatia Is Growing coalition.
"The first victims of Slovenia's policy, apart from good neighbourly relations and cross-border communication, are wild animals as their habitats do not recognise formal territorial demarcation between countries,"