veterans

HVIDRA war veteran association against meeting Serbia veterans

The leader of the association of Homeland Defence War veterans that goes by the name HVIDRA and a Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) parliamentarian, Josip Djakic, on Friday said that HVIDRA did not...

Djakic: No talks with Serbian veterans until Serbia admits aggression

"Those veterans were members of the Serbian authorities at the time of paramilitary units and aggression on Croatia, together with incumbent President Tomislav Nikolic and Prime Minister...

State officials promise to protect veterans from indictments from Serbia, Bosnia

Croatian state officials on Friday attended the opening of new offices of the Croatian Generals Association (HGZ) in Zagreb, saying that they would protect Croatian veterans from indictments from...

Controversy over cooperation in search for people gone missing in war

The chairman of the Serbian government commission for missing persons, Veljko Odalovic, said on Tuesday that the fate of 4,086 Serbs gone missing during the wars in the former Yugoslavia still...

Grabar-Kitarovic welcomes veterans' call for defusing tensions in Croatia-Serbia relations

She said that she was aware that in the run-up to elections strong words were used, welcoming Croatian war veterans' call for defusing tensions.

Croatian Serb official condemns SDP leader's rhetoric

The vice-president of the Independent Democratic Serb Party (SDSS), Milorad Pupovac, on Thursday commented on his Facebook account on an audio recording of a meeting between Social Democratic...

SDP member: Secretly recording meeting criminal offence

The president of the Sibenik branch of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) and war volunteer, Franko Vidovic, on Thursday commented on a secret recording of a meeting between SDP leader Zoran...

HVIDRA distances itself from talks between "self-proclaimed" veterans', political parties

The association of disabled war veterans which goes by the acronym HVIDRA on Wednesday distanced itself from current and possible future actions by what it called "self-proclaimed representatives...

Veterans say wanted to teach Milanovic, SDP democracy and dialogue

 The heads of several veterans' associations on Tuesday met with Social Democratic Party (SDP) leader Zoran Milanovic for talks on Serbia's European Union accession negotiations on Chapter 23 and...

FM: Croatia to impose counter-measures on Serbia

Croatian Foreign and European Affairs Minister Miro Kovac has said that Zagreb will apply counter-measures on Serbia which he accuses of persecuting Croatian Homeland Defence War veterans.

Milanovic: If Serbia doesn't repeal universal jurisdiction law, Croatia will adopt similar law

The federation of Homeland War associations invited leading political parties to state their position on the matter of the Serbian law and Milanovic and his coalition partners were the first to...

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...

Veterans ministry says has received no information about possible indictments

The Ministry of Justice said that the information concerning Serbia's legal action against Croatian citizens related to 2011, and the Ministry of Veterans' Affairs said that it had no official...

Croatian justice minister says 43 Croatian citizens on Serbia's list

Justice Minister Ante Sprlje confirmed on Saturday evening that 43 Croatian citizens were on the list of persons against whom Serbia launched an investigation based on the law under which this...

Croatian veterans dissatisfied with Serbia opening two chapters in EU entry talks

Croatian war veterans' organisations on Tuesday criticised the Croatian government and diplomats for allowing Serbia to open two chapters in its EU accession negotiations in Brussels on Monday...