Croatia

Agrokor Reaches Agreement With Russian Bank SberbankPhoto: N1

Agrokor Reaches Agreement With Russian Bank Sberbank

“Indebted Croatian food group Agrokor and its largest single creditor Russia’s Sberbank have reached agreement on a withdrawal of lawsuits and an acknowledgment of Sberbank’s claims, Agrokor’s crisis manager said on Wednesday. Sberbank’s claim amounts to 1.1 billion euros ($1.35 billion), but it has been disputed by Agrokor […]

Croatian PM Plenkovic – Istanbul Convention Will Be On Government AgendaPhoto: Jutarnji List

Croatian PM Plenkovic – Istanbul Convention Will Be On Government Agenda

“Prime Minister Andrej Plenković has said that the Istanbul Convention will be on the government agenda and that they are working on finalizing interpretive statements. Commenting announcements by Social Democratic Party MPs saying that they will not vote for the ratification of the Convention precisely because of these […]

Kolinda Finishing up S. American Trip in BrazilPhoto: Croatia Week

Kolinda Finishing up S. American Trip in Brazil

“During the working visit to the Federative Republic of Brazil, the President of the Republic of Croatia Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović met with representatives of the Croatian community and presented Awards of Recognition of the Republic of Croatia to the associations ‘Croatia Sacra Paulistana’ and ‘Society of Friends of Dalmatia.’ […]

Kolinda Congratulates Putin, Looks Forward to Closer RelationshipPhoto: Office of the President of Croatia

Kolinda Congratulates Putin, Looks Forward to Closer Relationship

“Croatia’s President today became the first western statesman to congratulate Russian President Vladimir Putin on his election victory. She also took the opportunity to call for the two countries to strengthen bilateral relations. In her message of congratulations to Russian President Vladimir Putin, Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović said that there are […]

Kolinda Meets Diaspora in ArgentinaPhoto: famouspeople.com

Kolinda Meets Diaspora in Argentina

“Croatia’s President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović has spent the past three days in Argentina, the first stop on her South American tour. On Wednesday, she met with members of the Croat community in San Miguel de Tucuman, in Tucuman Province, in northwest Argentina. According to a statement issued by her […]

Kolinda in Argentina – Discusses Enhancing EU-Argentina Relations With President MacriPhoto: Office of the Presidency of Croatia

Kolinda in Argentina – Discusses Enhancing EU-Argentina Relations With President Macri

“Croatia’s President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović met on Monday in Buenos Aires with her Argentinian host Maricio Macri. The two leaders discussed a wide range of issues including the Croat community in Argentina, trade, a double taxation agreement, and culture. ‘We talked about how we can improve relations between the […]

Croatian Amb. to Montenegro Thinks NATO Membership Will Accelerate EU Membership

Croatian Amb. to Montenegro Thinks NATO Membership Will Accelerate EU Membership

“Ambassador of Croatia (to Montenegro) Veselko Grubišić believes that Montenegro’s membership in NATO is an argument that will accelerate its accession to the European Union and that Montenegro is ‘not far from it.’ He said this at the ‘Ambassador Hour’ in Niksic, organized for the 26th time by the […]

Croatia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Kolinda in South America; European Commission – Croatia Needs Structural Reform… Plenkovic Calls Cabinet Meeting Late Friday to Discuss Structural ReformPhoto: Jutarnji List

Croatia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Kolinda in South America; European Commission – Croatia Needs Structural Reform… Plenkovic Calls Cabinet Meeting Late Friday to Discuss Structural Reform

“Croatia’s President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović is flying to South America on Saturday, and the first stop of her Latin American tour, which will last until 20 March, is Argentina, and after that she will fly to Chile and Brazil. After the official visit of the first and former Croatian […]

Slovenia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: PM Cerar Gets Second Mandate as SMC Party President; Palestinian and Israeli Officials to Meet Foreign Policy Committee; Slovenia Planning to Send Letter to European Commission over Croatia Arbitration Decision This Week?Reuters/Srdjan Zivulovic

Slovenia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: PM Cerar Gets Second Mandate as SMC Party President; Palestinian and Israeli Officials to Meet Foreign Policy Committee; Slovenia Planning to Send Letter to European Commission over Croatia Arbitration Decision This Week?

“The senior coalition Modern Centre Party (SMC) confirmed on Saturday another term for Miro Cerar at the helm of the party. The prime minister, who was the only candidate, was backed by 218 delegates, without a vote against or abstentions. Cerar said after the vote in Maribor that […]

Croatia and Hungary Increase Military CooperationNetwork54

Croatia and Hungary Increase Military Cooperation

“The Croatian and Hungarian ministers of defence, Damir Krstičević and Istvan Simicsko, agreed in Budapest to bring their respective military and defence industries closer together. The two ministers agreed to conduct joint training and participate side by side at international military exercises—especially special forces, the air force, and […]