MOST Looking Forward to Presidential Elections

By 5 January 2019

ZAGREB, January 5, 2019 - The president of the opposition MOST party, Božo Petrov, told Hina in an interview it would be interesting to see former prime minister and ex-SDP leader Zoran Milanović as a presidential candidate.

"It would be interesting to see the political arena with Zoran Milanović in the role of a presidential candidate. The only question is whether or not he will take that step because it is not the same to be a candidate of a political party and to run as an independent candidate. I believe it could be an interesting race," Petrov said, adding that MOST would not support his candidacy or the candidacy of the incumbent President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović.

Asked about his party's lower ratings, Petrov the best day for polls was the election day.

Commenting on claims that his party had taken a sharp turn to the right, Petrov said the easiest thing to do was to label people. "I believe that many people could not wait to label us in order to remove us from the political sphere. From the very beginning, MOST has been a thorn in the side of those who were governing Croatia," Petrov said.

Asked to comment on the fact that he has to answer questions before the Conflict of Interest Commission, after the Živi Zid party raised the issue of his involvement in the Agrokor case, Petrov said he had already been in front of the Commission twice, as a witness, and that he would only tell the truth.

Asked to comment on a possible cooperation between his party and the Živi Zid Party, Petrov said MOST would support all constructive proposals that were in the interest of Croatian citizens. "Unfortunately, such proposals are very rare," he added.

More news on the activities of MOST can be found in our Politics section.