Saturday, 29 September 2018

President Disappointed with Serbia’s Statements about Croatia

ZAGREB, September 29, 2018 - Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović said on Friday that she had invested her "political capital" in the improvement of relations between Croatia and Serbia, warning that "inflammatory statements" from Belgrade could cause irreparable damage to the two neighbouring countries' relations.

Monday, 24 September 2018

Serb Leader in Croatia Defends His Actions

ZAGREB, September 24, 2018 - In response to the question of a Croatian Television talk show host why he has not clearly and unequivocally expressed his position on Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić's claim that the present-day Croatia is like Nazi Germany, Croatian Serb leader Milorad Pupovac has countered with the statement that nobody has ever heard him (Pupovac) saying that Croatia is an Ustasha state or likening the modern Croatia to any Nazi or Fascist structure.

Tuesday, 11 September 2018

Officials Respond to Serbian President’s “Provocations”

ZAGREB, September 11, 2018 - The Croatian government on Monday dismissed as futile provocations Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić's statement that former Serbian President Slobodan Milošević was a great leader and that the Croatian coat-of-arms that is displayed in Knin today was never there before, noting that those provocations could not change historical facts.

Wednesday, 5 September 2018

Croatia Rejects Serbia-Kosovo Exchange of Territory

ZAGREB, September 5, 2018 - Croatia believes that proposals for territory exchange are not good in the context of stability in Southeast Europe, Croatia's Foreign and European Affairs Minister Marija Pejčinović Burić said on Wednesday in a comment on Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić's proposal for a territory exchange between Serbia and Kosovo.

Tuesday, 4 September 2018

Croatia and Serbia to Focus on Missing Persons Issue

ZAGREB, September 4, 2018 - Croatia and Serbia must do all they can to make progress in dealing with the issue of missing persons from the 1991-1995 war in Croatia, and that will be the basis for future good relations between the two nations, the Croatian president's commissioner for missing persons and mayor of the eastern town of Osijek, Ivan Vrkić, said on Tuesday.

Tuesday, 4 September 2018

Mixed Results for Croatian-Language Teaching in Serbia

ZAGREB, September 4, 2018 - Education in the Croatian language in the northern Serbian province of Vojvodina was extended on Monday with the introduction of a programme for nurses in Croatian in the medical secondary school in the town of Subotica, local representatives of the ethnic Croatian community said.

Wednesday, 29 August 2018

Serbia Does Not Want Croatia Discussing Its Border with Kosovo

ZAGREB, August 29, 2018 - Commenting on Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenković's statements made in Berlin on Tuesday, Serbian Minister of the Interior Nebojša Stefanović said that it was not "up to Plenković" to determine Serbia's borders.

Saturday, 25 August 2018

Croat Minority Praises Serbian President

ZAGREB, August 25, 2018 - Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić has proven to be a credible, proactive and responsible person as regards demands of the ethnic Croat community brought to his attention on February 20 after his official visit to Zagreb, the leader of the Democratic Alliance of Vojvodina Croats (DSHV) party and member of parliament Tomislav Žigmanov told Hina, noting that not all of the assumed obligations had been fulfilled.

Wednesday, 22 August 2018

Vojvodina Authorities Financing Textbooks for Serb Students in Croatia

ZAGREB, August 22, 2018 - The government of the northern Serbian autonomous province of Vojvodina has allocated 14,500 euro for textbooks for first graders enrolling in Serbian-language schools operating in areas where the Joint Council of Municipalities (ZVO) is active in eastern Croatia's Vukovar-Srijem and Osijek-Baranja counties, Radio-Television Vojvodina reported on Wednesday.

Saturday, 18 August 2018

Hajduk Supporters Released from Serbian Prison and Deported

ZAGREB, August 18, 2018 - Thirteen fans of Croatia's Hajduk football club convicted in Serbia for rioting were released from prison and banished from Serbia for one year on Saturday, Belgrade media said.

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