Croatia / Serbia

Tensions Rise between Croatia and Serbia over the Stepinac Case

BELGRADE, Serbia — Serbia sent an official objection to the annulment of the 1946 conviction of Catholic archbishop Alojzije Stepinac, claiming the Court’s decision is an attempt to rehabilitate fascism and the Independent State of Croatia (NDH).

Yesterday, July 27, Croatian Foreign Minister Miro Kovač …

EU / Serbia

Serbia blocked from opening a chapter by Croatia and UK

Yesterday, a meeting on the Serbian negotiations under Netherlands’ presidency held by the EU Working group was ended without support from Croatia and the UK for Serbia to open Chapter 23. A Croatian representative withheld his support due to “substantial reasons”, while the UK representative cited “technical reasons”.