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Croatia is still thinking about war reparations from Serbia, says Plenković

During Question Time on Wednesday, responding to a question from Homeland Movement MP Stipe Mlinarić when he would seek compensation from Serbia, Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenković said the government was “working on the issue” and that the truth about the Homeland War was indisputable.

“The issue of war reparations and possible lawsuits against Serbia has been raised at the bilateral level, ministries and experts are involved in the process, we have not forgotten it,” he said, adding, “it is important that the truth about the war is important.” for the Homeland is beyond the disputes in Croatia and internationally. “

Plenković noted that people missing in the 1991-95 war and those held in prison camps had not been forgotten.

Answering a question from the Hungarian minority and independent MP Robert Janković regarding the border with Serbia on the Danube, Foreign Minister Gordan Grlić Radman said that talks to finally define the Croatian-Serbian border were ongoing and that at the last meeting of The Joint Border Commission in Belgrade in June 2019 had concluded that the current discrepancies regarding the cadastral border were not so great as to prevent any attempt to settle the matter by a bilateral agreement.

“If this is not possible, there is the International Court of Justice,” the minister said.

During questioning on Wednesday, Serb minority MP Dragana Jeckov wanted to know about possible demographic measures, noting that there were less than 10 students each in 405 local schools and that those schools could soon be closed.

Minister of Labor, Pension, Family and Social Policy Josip Aladrović said that Croatia was facing challenging times in terms of demographics, but that the government had adopted a number of horizontal policies and that by the end of 2021 it would adopt a strategy for demographic revitalization. of the country and favorable economic prospects would contribute to this.

“I am convinced that in the coming period the demographic indicators will be much better,” he said.

Responding to a question from Bridge MP Zvonimir Troskot, Economy and Sustainable Development Minister Tomislav Ćorić said that following a recent accident, clear instructions had been given in coordination with Karlovac County to set up an early warning system. for residents living downstream of the Lešće hydropower plant on the Donja Dobra River to be informed when the plant releases water from its reservoir.

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