After the narrow win of the right-wing Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) in the early parliamentary election, held on September 11, 2016, the negotiations on forming the new Croatian government are finally over. Two major partners in the new coalition governments will be HDZ and The Bridge of Independent Lists (MOST).
Comments made by Croatian ex-PM and SDP Chief Zoran Milanović, during a meeting with the Veteran Union, caused controversy throughout the West Balkans and sparked a media frenzy.
Croatia Ready For Early Parliamentary Election – By Saturday, August 13, the deadline for applying for the early elections in Croatia had passed, paving the way for the start of the “official election campaign”.
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Recently, the President of Croatia announced an early parliamentary election to take place September 11, thus ending one of the worst political crisis in the nation’s history.
President of Croatia, Kolinda Grabar Kitarović, announced today that the early parliamentary elections will be held on September 11.
Yesterday, the President of Croatia, Kolinda Grabar Kitarović, announced that she will sign off on an early election.
Yesterday, Tomislav Karamarko resigned from the position of President of Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ), a right-wing party that won the most MPs in 2015 parliamentary election.
Today, Croatian MPs voted for the dissolution of Sabor (Croatian Parliament) on July 15. The motion for the dissolution passed overwhelmingly with 137 votes in favor, two votes against and with one MP who abstained from voting.
Yesterday, Sabor (Croatian parliament) accepted the motion for a vote of no-confidence to the Prime Minister, Tihomir Orešković with 125 votes for, 15 against and 2 MPs that abstained from voting.
On Tuesday this week, the president of HDZ (Croatian Democratic Union) and vice-prime minister, Tomislav Karamarko announced that his party is in the process of collecting signatures from MPs to impeach the current Croatian Prime Minister, Tihomir Orešković.