“Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic will head off on a working visit to the United States of America next week. Grabar-Kitarovic will visit Boston, New York, and Washington from Monday to Thursday next week, her office announced on Saturday. The working visit will start in Boston where she will visit the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) where she will honour distinguished Croatian scientist, Marin Soljacic. On Wednesday President Grabar-Kitarovic will take part in a session of the UN Security Council dedicated to the work of the Hague court. After New York, the Croatian president will head to Washington where she will attend the celebration of 25 years of diplomatic relations between the Republic of Croatia and United States of America.” (Croatia Week)
“Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic and BiH Presidency Chairman Dragan Covic, said they were going to hold a meeting in Zagreb to discuss the possibility of revision of the Hague Six verdict. Plenkovic said that he and Covic expressed regret on the occasion of Croatian general Slobodan Praljak taking his life and discussed the situation among Croats in Bosnia and Herzegovina following the verdict. ‘We expressed our dissatisfaction with parts of the judgment relating to incomplete and error of fact of political connotations the judgment has, in our deepest conviction. The reference is to the first-instance verdict from 2013, which says and alludes to the responsibility of the then state leadership of Croatia.’ added Plenkovic. Covic said earlier that the European path to be on ‘hold’ until the elections for each honorable members of the HVO (Croatian Defence Council). ‘ Our task is to encourage people to say with enough confidence that we still have power in Bosnia and Herzegovina and in Croatia. Our commitment to the European path came at a price. We will now make it clear that you need to wait for a long check for the European path like we will wait until every honorable representative of the HVO and the Croatian people in BiH (is free),’ said Covic.” (translated from N1).
“Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic will travel to Mostar in an attempt to calm tensions among Croats after the recent war crimes verdict. Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic announced Friday that he would go to Mostar next week in a bid to calm Croats living in Bosnia and Herzegovina who are concerned about possible consequences of the ICTY ruling against their former military and political leaders, reports Index.hr on December 2, 2017. ‘We have agreed that we will come to Mostar next week, meet with the Croat leadership and veterans, and send messages of calm and support of the Republic of Croatia,’ Plenkovic said at the press conference with the leader of Bosnian Croat Dragan Covic. (Total-Croatia-News)