Croatia

N1: “Croatian president commends Nelson Mandela’s legacy”Photo: N1

N1: “Croatian president commends Nelson Mandela’s legacy”

“Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic said in New York on Monday the legacy of Nelson Mandela could be a signpost for resolving current global problems, 100 years after the birth and five after the death of the South African leader. Mandela, born 100 years ago, spent 27 years in […]

BiH WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Banja Luka; Sarajevo-Belgrade Highway Important for the Entire Region; Covic Meets New UK AmbassadorPhoto: Russia Beyond

BiH WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Banja Luka; Sarajevo-Belgrade Highway Important for the Entire Region; Covic Meets New UK Ambassador

“Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov denied Western allegations that Moscow was interfering in the affairs of Bosnia-Herzegovina, even as he met with the leaders of Republika Srpska in the entity’s capital. Lavrov met in Banja Luka on September 21 with Republika Srpska President Milorad Dodik and Serbian Prime […]

Croatia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Plenkovic: Investigate all war crimes, especially in Vukovar; Croatian FM at Meeting of Women FMs in Montreal; Croatia Updating its Police VehiclesPhoto: Jutarnji List

Croatia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Plenkovic: Investigate all war crimes, especially in Vukovar; Croatian FM at Meeting of Women FMs in Montreal; Croatia Updating its Police Vehicles

“The leader of the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) and Prime Minister, Andrej Plenkovic, said on Friday evening that the party’s main committee had concluded by consensus that all war crimes that had occurred in Croatia should be investigated, notably those in Vukovar and Ovcara. Speaking for media in […]

Macedonia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Macedonian President Urges Boycott of Vote at Diaspora Gala in Michigan; Macedonian PM Hopes for US Backing in Referendum; Stoltenberg: NATO door is open

Macedonia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Macedonian President Urges Boycott of Vote at Diaspora Gala in Michigan; Macedonian PM Hopes for US Backing in Referendum; Stoltenberg: NATO door is open

“Macedonia’s President Gorge Ivanov has decried an agreement that would change the country’s name to end a long-standing dispute with Greece, calling on his compatriots to boycott the vote on the deal that takes place on September 30. President Ivanov said he would not vote in the referendum, saying the deal with […]

WEEKEND READ: The Jacobian – “Ninety-Minute Nationalists”

WEEKEND READ: The Jacobian – “Ninety-Minute Nationalists”

“Football grounds in the former Yugoslavia have a grim record of sectarian violence. After the collapse of the postwar socialist state and the region’s descent into all-out war in the 1990s, some stadiums were used for prison camps and even for mass executions. Even in more recent times, football in the Balkans […]

US and Croatia Sign Nuclear Deal

US and Croatia Sign Nuclear Deal

“Representatives of the Croatian Institute for Radiology and Nuclear Safety (DZNS) and the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (USNRC) in Vienna have signed an agreement regulating cooperation in nuclear safety and the exchange of technical information. The agreement was signed by DZNS head Sasa Medakovic and USNRC chair Kristine […]

China +16 Kicks Off in DubrovnikPhoto: Vogue.com/Alamy

China +16 Kicks Off in Dubrovnik

“Investment, health tourism and better business cooperation are the most important topics of the 4th international ministerial conference China +16, which started in the southern Adriatic resort of Dubrovnik on Wednesday, bringing together over 100 participants. Croatian Tourism Minister Gari Cappelli said the Chinese market held enormous potential, […]

Croatian PM Plenkovic Slams Croatian OppositionPhoto: Jutarnji List

Croatian PM Plenkovic Slams Croatian Opposition

”We discussed a series of current topics. We, as the government, are striving to find solutions to these problems and you heard that many in the opposition seek problems for these solutions,’ said Prime Minister Andrej Plenković following today’s question and answer period in parliament, where the government […]

Montenegro to Join NATO in Latvia

Montenegro to Join NATO in Latvia

“Montenegro also plans to join the NATO battle group deployed in Latvia, General James Everard, Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe, told journalists in Riga. The general said that he met with Latvian Defense Minister Raimonds Bergmanis (Greens/Farmers) and Chief of Defense Leonids Kalnins and discussed the issue related […]

Dacic: Brother and Sister Croats, we should focus on the futurePhoto: European Western Balkans

Dacic: Brother and Sister Croats, we should focus on the future

“Belgrade wants to have best relations with Croatia, but won’t agree to Zagreb’s blackmail, Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic has said. Dacic on Wednesday also called on what he referred to as ‘brothers and sisters Croats’ to all focus ‘a little bit on the future.’ Dacic said this […]