Veterans Affairs Ministry

After 555 days disabled veterans to end their tent protest outside ministry

After 555 days, the war veterans' protest outside the Veterans' Affairs Ministry is ending, one of the protest organisers and president of an association of fully-disabled veterans, Djuro Glogoski, told a news conference on Tuesday.

HDZ secretary-general to be nominated as veterans minister

Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) secretary-general Milijan Brkic is a candidate for the post of Minister of Veterans' Affairs, the party's leader and First Deputy Prime Minister, Tomislav Karamarko, announced on Monday evening.

Croatian veterans affairs minister resigns from 6-day-old cabinet

Croatian Veterans Affairs Minister Mijo Crnoja resigned Thursday under pressure of scandals and a democratically dubious proposal, less than a week after the country's new cabinet took office.

Milanovic: SDP gives Oreskovic 24hrs to replace Crnoja

Social Democratic Party (SDP) leader Zoran Milanovic said on Wednesday that his party would give Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic 24 hours to replace Veterans' Affairs Minister Mijo Crnoja and if he failed to do so, the SDP would launch proceedings in parliament to replace the minister.

Opposition calls for veterans' affairs minister's resignation

Opposition benches in parliament on Wednesday called for the resignation of Veterans' Affairs Minister Mijo Crnoja following media reports that he allegedly falsely registered his address to be in Samobor, a town some 20 kilometres west of Zagreb, whereas he actually lives in Zagreb, and that on several occasions he was reported for physical violence.

Bridge party wants veterans' minister replaced

The Bridge party has asked the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) to replace Minister of Veterans' Affairs Mijo Crnoja, sources close to this party said on Tuesday.

Crnoja: No register in focus but problems facing veterans

"During the handover ceremony in the Veterans' Affairs Ministry on Monday the media were mostly interested in various registers as if that was the most important issue of the veterans' population," Crnoja said in a press release.

New Veterans' Affairs Minister: Stop the separation of veterans' pensions

"I want to and will be the minister of all Croatian defenders, regardless of their religion or ethnic background," said Crnoja after taking over from Predrag Matic, whom he thanked for the work so far.

Some associations against, some for ministers of culture, war veterans

The Croatian Alliance of Anti-fascist Fighters and Anti-fascists said the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) proposed to Prime Minister-Designate Tihomir Oreskovic two right wing extremists who no dictatorship would be ashamed of.

Protesting veterans considering ending their protest

"We are considering ending the protest but we still do not know when we will do it," said Glogoski, who also leads the Association of Homeland War Veterans with 100% Disability.