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Croatia: The mayor of Zagreb said he had not promised anyone a position

Zagreb Mayor Tomislav Tomašević said Monday night that he had not promised anyone a position in the city nor owed anyone anything, adding that he had a free hand to make decisions he considered in the public interest. . “This is what I will do until the end of my term,” he told RTL television.…

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The LNG terminal put Croatia on the energy map of Europe

The LNG terminal on the northern Adriatic island of Krk has put Croatia on the energy map of Europe and the world, Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic told reporters in Sofia on Friday as he was attending a Three Seas Initiative summit. The aim of this initiative is to connect the countries of Central Europe, from…

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Croatia ready for Schengen

Croatia has met all the conditions for Schengen, according to a European Parliament resolution adopted on Thursday in which Croatia is also asked to address shortcomings in providing border staff with training and to proceed with a full assessment of compliance. rights During a visit to Croatia in November 2020, the Commission reaffirmed that the…

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Croatia: EC revises GDP growth forecast

The European Commission has revised its forecast for Croatia’s GDP growth for this year to 5.4 per cent from 5.0 per cent forecast this spring, while revising its forecast for next year to 5.9 per cent from 6.1 per cent. “Croatia ‘s GDP grew strongly in the first quarter of this year (5.8% qoq), continuing…

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Croatia: Name for new star is “Bugatti Rimac”

Croatian company Rimac Automobili decided to combine forces and experience with the famous vehicle brand Bugatti Automobiles “to create a new automotive and technological plant” called Bugatti Rimac doo (in English – LLC), the company based on Monday evening announced in Sveta Nedelja. “As part of the deal, the newly formed Rimac Group will be…

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Croatia: Charges over Zagreb Pride incidents

The leader and deputy leader of the populist Conservative party Most, Bo Mosto Petrov and Nikola Grmoja, announced on Sunday lawsuits against the Zagreb Pride organization, which had previously accused them of spreading homophobia and inciting division and hatred. As N1TV reported, Pride organizers issued a press release Sunday after violence erupted at the twentieth…

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Croatia: Dispute in Parliament over anti-pedophile laws and “ban on exposing children to LGBT propaganda”

The announced group of anti-pedophile laws and the “ban on exposing children to LGBT propaganda”, prepared by a member of the Most party in the Croatian Parliament Nikola Grmoja, was met with condemnation of the LGBT community, which argues that “LGBT propaganda does not exist “And the part of the left-wing opposition parties. The support…

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Croatia is joining the Alliance for Coal-Free Energy Production

The Republic of Croatia has joined the International Coal Alliance for International Coal Energy and the future countries of the energy system will not depend on coal. The only active coal-fired power plant in Croatia is located in Plomin Bay, has a total capacity of 210 MW and balances the electricity supply system. The competition…

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Croatia: USKOK arrested some associates of the late President

The Office of the Mayor of Zagreb Tomislav Tomaćevi të said on Wednesday that a preliminary investigation by members of the Office of the Chief State Prosecutor and the Office for the Suppression of Corruption and Organized Crime (USKOK) began at the city administration offices at 6 am Wednesday. Tomašević said in a brief press…

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Croatia prepares for a successful energy transition

Croatia could be a leader in the green energy transition, State Secretary of the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development Ivo Milatic said on Tuesday at a conference on Croatia’s energy future hosted by the weekly Lider. Speaking at a conference, Milatic said the country is preparing legislation and laying the groundwork for “a better…

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Croatia among the top European countries by digital services

According to the Croatian newspaper Jutarnji list, this country is close to the highest level among European countries in terms of developing digital services it offers to its citizens. In Monday’s report, newspapers stated that a total of 89 electronic services are available to citizens. Analyzing data from the Central State Office for Digital Society…

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Plenković expects Croatia to join the Eurozone in 2023

Croatia expects to join the Eurozone in early 2023 and plans to meet all requirements by then, Prime Minister Andrej Plenković said in Brussels on Friday. He is attending a two-day EU summit, which today will include a Eurozone summit. “This is an opportunity for me to reaffirm our readiness to meet all the criteria…

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Croatia: Tourism industry shows signs of recovery

Over 330,000 tourists arrived in Croatia from Friday, June 18th to Wednesday, June 23rd with 1.6 million overnight stays recorded during that period, the Croatian Tourist Board reported, citing data from the eVisitor system. Of the total number of overnight stays, foreign tourists realized 1.2 million of them, while domestic tourists accounted for 335,000. Over…

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Croatia: Household loans increased by HRK 3.6 billion in one year

Total household loans in Croatia reached HRK 137.5 billion at the end of April 2021, up HRK 3.6 billion from April 2020, Raiffeisen Bank (RBA) said in its latest analysis of data provided by the Croatian National Bank (HNB). ). The annual growth rate of nominal household loans was 2.7 percent, rising from 1.6 percent…

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EC: Latest in innovation Romania, Bulgaria, Croatia and Greece

The Commission on Monday released the European Innovation Score 2021, which shows that Europe’s innovation performance continues to improve across the EU. On average, innovation performance has increased by 12.5% ​​since 2014. There is a steady convergence within the EU, with lower-performing countries growing faster than higher-performing ones, closing the gap of innovation among them.…

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Slovenian tourists had problems returning home from Croatia

Slovenia’s foreign ministry chief of consular affairs, Andrej Ster, warned on Monday that many Slovenian tourists vacationing in Croatia were caught unaware of the government’s decision on Saturday to relocate a good part of Croatia to the COVID orange zone. . “Last weekend, quite a few Slovenes were on the Croatian coast,” Ster told Slovenian…

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Croatia: Plenkovic meets with Erdogan in Antalya, seeks support for BiH reforms

Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday, seeking Turkey’s support for efforts to ensure equality of the three constituent peoples in Bosnia and Herzegovina and for a reform of the country’s electoral legislation. Plenkovic met with Erdogan on the sidelines of the Southeast European Co-operation Process (SEECP) summit.…

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Croatia: Nine companies in the battle for 5G mobile networks

Croatian telecommunications regulator HAKOM said on Thursday it had received nine bids at a public auction for the allocation of frequency licenses for 5G mobile networks. “HAKOM has received a total of nine requests to participate in the public tender procedure for the allocation of rights to use the radio frequency spectrum in the frequency…