Croatian PM apologises for Jasenovac memorial plaque containing Ustasha salute

Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic on Sunday apologised to all who had felt insulted by a memorial plaque with the Ustasha salute "For the homeland, ready" put up in Jasenovac, but added that the plaque commemorated 11 veterans killed in the 1991-95 war and that this was the reason why a commission would be formed to give recommendations regarding symbols of totalitarian regimes, which would then be translated into regulations.

A-HSP party protests conclusion on removal of Jasenovac plaque, police arrest its leader

The leader of the non-parliamentary far-right Autochthonous Croatian Party of Rights (A-HSP), Drazen Keleminec, and four other people were arrested for disturbing the peace at a protest rally held in downtown Zagreb on Saturday, police confirmed to Hina.

Committee: "For the homeland, ready" insults victims of Jasenovac concentration camp

On Wednesday morning reporters were initially allowed to attend the Committee's session, but the Committee members requested to discuss the matter behind closed doors and only later informed the press of their conclusion.

Vulin concerned about Croatia's lack of condemnation of Ustashas

Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic's sympathy for Ustashism is not unknown, but what is worrying is the lack of condemnation of the Ustasha ideology by the wider public in Croatia, Serbian Labour and Welfare Minister Aleksandar Vulin said on Sunday.

Croatian FM: Vucic pursued Great Serbia policy

Croatian Foreign Minister Miro Kovac said on Saturday that Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic's statement of Friday in which he accused Croatia of restoring Ustasha ideology and his message that Belgrade would never again allow a new Operation Storm, constituted the continuation of the 1990s Great Serbia policy in which Vucic had personally taken part.

Serbian PM accuses Croatia of reviving Ustasha ideology

Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic on Friday harshened his rhetoric regarding Croatia, describing it as "a place where Ustasha ideology is being revived", and threatened at the same time that he would not allow "a new 'Storm'".

Dacic: Serbia won't keep silent about rehabilitation of fascism in Croatia

Croatia has the right to choose its own path but it does not have the right to rehabilitate and justify the genocide against Serbs, Jews and Romany in the Ustasha-led Independent State of Croatia (NDH) nor will Serbia refrain from commenting on it, Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic said on Monday.

Serbian FM: It's impudent to say Operation Storm was ethically clean

Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic described in Belgrade on Friday as "sheer impudence" Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic's statement that Operation Storm had been "ethically clean" and that it had "relieved (Serbs) of the heavy centuries-long burden of Greater Serbia projects."

HNS won't attend Jasenovac commemorations, calls for unity

Representatives of the opposition Croatian People's Party (HNS) will not officially take part in this year's commemorative events for the victims of the WWII Ustasha-run Jasenovac concentration camp, the party said in a statement on Tuesday.