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Parliament Speaker Gordan Jandroković says 25 June 1991 forever inscribed in Croatian history

Zagreb - Parliament Speaker Gordan Jandroković underscored in his congratulatory note on the occasion of Croatia's Statehood Day that 25 June 1991 will be permanently inscribed in the nation's history as the day when the Croatian Sabor, as the Croatian people's legitimate representative legislature that has preserved Croatian sovereignty for centuries, unanimously adopted two decisions essential for Croatia's present-day sovereignty and independence.
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Parliament adopts several laws, reports

Zagreb - Parliament on Friday passed the Agricultural Census Act in order to obtain exact data, and a new law on land registers aimed at simplifying and stepping up proceedings.
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Unionists present parliament with signatures collected for pension referendum

Zagreb - Unionists who launched the "67 is too much" campaign to collect signatures for a referendum on restoring the statutory pension age from 67 to 65 on Thursday submitted to the parliament a total of 65 boxes with 748,624 signatures collected from 27 April to 11 May.
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The panel discussion: Only 6% of Croatia's blind people are employed

Zagreb - There are about 6,000 blind people in Croatia yet only 6% of them are employed, it was heard at a panel discussion in parliament on Wednesday which pointed out inclusive allowance and assistants for blind people as well as better education and employment opportunities as crucial tasks. The panel discussion was organised by MP Ljubica Lukačić (HDZ) on the occasion of the Day of the Croatian Blind Union, marked June 16.
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Croatian Parliament Speaker wraps up visit to Japan by talks with Kyoto Governor

Zagreb - Croatian Parliament Speaker Gordan Jandroković on Friday finished his official visit to Japan by a meeting with the Kyoto Prefecture Governor Takatoshi Nishiwaki on possibilities of bilateral cooperation.
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Croatian Parliament Speaker visits Hiroshima

Hiroshima - Croatian Parliament Speaker Gordan Jandroković on Thursday visited Hiroshima, where he laid a wreath at the Peace Memorial Park for the victims of the atomic bombing and met with local officials for talks on possible cooperation with partners in Croatia. 
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Jandroković meets with Japanese foreign and tourism ministers

Tokyo - Parliament Speaker Gordan Jandroković held meetings with Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono and Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Minister Keiichi Ishii in Tokyo on Wednesday.
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Jandroković calls on Japanese business people to invest in Croatia

Zagreb - Croatian Parliament Speaker Gordan Jandroković, who is on a visit to Japan, on Tuesday met with the presidents of both houses of the Japanese Parliament, calling at those meetings on Japanese business people to invest in Croatia and citing in that context the positive examples of the Kali Tuna and Yazaka companies in Croatia.
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Croatian Parliament Speaker meets Japanese parliament officials

Zagreb - The Croatian Parliament Speaker Gordan Jandroković on Tuesday met with Chuichi Date, President of the Japanese parliament's upper chamber, the House of Councillors.
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Japanese Emperor Naruhito received Croatian Parliament Speaker

Tokyo - Japanese Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako on Tuesday received in audience Croatian Parliament Speaker Gordan Jandroković and his wife Sonja.
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Croatian Parliament Speaker meets with Japanese PM

Zagreb - Croatian Parliament Speaker Gordan Jandroković began an official visit to Japan by meeting with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
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Gov't sends water management bills to parliament

Zagreb - The government sent three final bills to parliament related to the water management sector that are aimed at achieving efficiency of public water suppliers and setting conditions for equalising prices for each service area.
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Parliament observing its day, May 30

Zagreb - Parliament will hold a reception on Thursday to mark its day in memory of 30 May 1990 when the first democratically elected multiparty Croatian parliament was inaugurated.
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Jandroković: Inauguration of parliament on 30 May 1990 milestone for Croats

Zagreb - On the occasion of Croatian Parliament Day, observed on 30 May in memory of the inauguration of the first multiparty parliament on 30 May 1990 after the first free, multiparty democratic elections were conducted in Croatia in the spring of 1990, Parliament Speaker Gordan Jandroković said at a ceremony in Zagreb on Thursday that the the constitution of the Sabor on 30 May 1990 was a turning point for the Croatian people that elected their authentic representatives, opting for freedom and democracy.
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30 May - Croatian Parliament Day

The first free, multiparty democratic elections were conducted in Croatia in the spring of 1990, and democratic Croatian Parliament was constituted on May 30, 1990 based on the electoral results.
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Parliament Speaker Jandroković lays wreath at monument in Bleiburg

Zagreb - Croatian Parliament Speaker Gordan Jandroković on Thursday laid wreaths at a monument in the Loibach field near the Austrian town of Bleiburg, saying that he came to pay tribute to all victims and dismissing what he described as attempts to politicise his act and noting that he did not come to downplay the nature of the World War II Ustasha regime.
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Ombudswoman says Roma children most deprived group in Croatia

Zagreb - Children's ombudswoman Helenca Pirnat Dragičević said in parliament on Thursday that inequality was one of the key challenges in the exercise of children's rights, that their quality of life depended on the place of residence or birth, and that Roma children were the most deprived group.
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Parliament adopts set of tourism-related laws, reports on ombudswomen's work...

Zagreb - The Croatian parliament on Thursday adopted by a majority vote a set of tourism-related laws as well as a law on the Judicial Academy, the Electricity Market Act.
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Barnier says Croatia's presidency crucial for EU's unity

Zagreb – Chief EU negotiator for Brexit Michel Barnier visited the Croatian Parliament on Wednesday where he met with members of the European and Foreign Affairs committees.
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Ombudswoman says decision makers don't count on persons with disabilities

Zagreb - How much do decision makers really count on persons with disabilities, Ombudswoman for Persons with Disabilities Anka Slonjšak wondered on Wednesday while presenting a report on her work in 2018 in the parliament.
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State officials attend ceremony marking 24th anniversary of Operation Flash

Zagreb - Top Croatian state officials attended a ceremony in Okučani on Wednesday, marking the 24th  anniversary of a combined military and police offensive, known as Operation Flash, which ended nearly four years of Serb occupation of the Western Slavonia region.
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Parliament Speaker Jandroković: Empower workers' rights and improve working conditions

Zagreb - Parliament Speaker Gordan Jandroković on Tuesday issued a message on the occasion of International Workers' Day, marked May 1, underscoring the need for Croatian society to persevere in empowering workers' rights and improving living and working conditions.
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New law to replace 40-year-old legislation on national weather service

Zagreb - The Croatian parliament on Friday discussed a bill on meteorological and hydrological services aimed at strengthening the role of these services in reducing the damage caused by natural disasters, protecting the environment and health, boosting transport safety and in planning food and energy production. The bill is to replace the existing legislation dating back to the 1970s.
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Parliament Speaker Jandroković extends best wishes for Easter

Zagreb - Parliament Speaker Gordan Jandroković issued a message on Saturday, wishing a happy Easter to all Christian believers in Croatia.
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Bill on private security sent to parliament

Zagreb - A new bill on private security which the government sent into parliamentary procedure on Thursday recommends that private security companies can in future be allowed to employ people with primary school qualifications. Currently one or two years of secondary education is required to conduct the job of a private security guard.
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Jandroković receives U.S. Special Envoy for Holocaust Issues

Zagreb - Croatian Parliament Speaker Gordan Jandroković on Tuesday received Thomas K. Yazdgerdi, the U.S. State Department's Special Envoy for Holocaust Issues, and representatives of the World Jewish Restitution Organisation (WJRO).
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Speaker at the Jasenovac Memorial Site: Government making big efforts to reduce social tensions, commemorate victims

Zagreb - The official state commemoration for the Jasenovac victims and the surviving inmates was taking place at the Jasenovac Memorial Site today, with Jandroković, Prime Minister Andrej Plenković and a number of ministers attending. Jandroković said the state leaders had come to Jasenovac to honour the sacrifice of innocent people who were killed because of their faith, ethnicity or political affiliation. "That was a crime by the Ustasha regime which has to be clearly condemned, to send the message, notably to younger generations, that freedom, democracy and peace are not givens, that evil is around us and that we must fight it."
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Jandroković and Li: Stronger and more concrete cooperation in several areas

Zagreb - Croatian Parliament Speaker Gordan Jandroković and China's Prime Minister Li Keqiang on Wednesday said in Zagreb that bilateral agreements between the two countries that were signed today in Zagreb and will be signed tomorrow in Dubrovnik will strengthen cooperation and make it more concrete in several areas such as infrastructure, agriculture, tourism, sport, science and culture.
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Jandroković: EP elections offer choice between stability, disintegration

Zagreb - The coming elections for the European Parliament will determine to a significant extent what Europe will look like in the coming years because voters will be choosing between forces that promote stability and security in Europe and those that encourage disintegration processes with irresponsible policies, Croatian Parliament Speaker Gordan Jandroković said at the end of a two-day conference of EU member-countries' parliament speakers in Vienna on Tuesday.
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EU parliament speakers call for strengthening EU, respecting members' sovereignty

Zagreb - Strengthening the EU's structures and efficiency, including defence and security, and respecting the specific traits and sovereignty of member-states is a precondition for successfully dealing with crises the EU is faced with and is the best way to ensure the EU's survival, the leaders of most EU parliaments who gathered for a two-day conference in Vienna to define answers to challenges faced by the EU, said on Tuesday.
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Roma minority MP Veljko Kajtazi: Education of Roma children a priority

Zagreb - A better education for Roma children, integration and preservation of the Roma culture were key messages of a ceremony marking World Roma Day, held at Zagreb's Croatian National Theatre on Monday evening, with President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović attending. The event marking World Roma Day was organised by the Croatian Roma association "Kali Sara" and Roma minority MP Veljko Kajtazi. Among the guests were Culture Minister Nina Obuljen Koržinek, Zagreb Mayor Milan Bandić, members of the diplomatic corps and representatives of Roma from a number of European countries and Canada.
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Jandroković says Croatia wants EU to keep focus on Western Balkans

Zagreb - Croatian Parliament Speaker Gordan Jandroković said in Vienna on Monday Croatia would continue to insist that the European Union keeps focus on Southeast Europe, so that it too could be integrated with the EU system once aspirants meet the membership conditions. Jandroković is taking part in a conference of European Union parliament speakers which is being held in Vienna on Monday and Tuesday.
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Croatian and Austrian parliament speakers say Bleiburg commemoration will be held

Zagreb - Croatia's Parliament Speaker Gordan Jandroković and the President of the Austrian National Council, Wolfgang Sobotka, confirmed in Vienna on Monday that the Bleiburg commemoration would be held this year as planned but warned that Austrian law would have to be strictly adhered to, particularly a ban on displaying fascist insignia.
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Parliament amends law to allow companies to produce medicinal hemp

Zagreb - Parliament on Friday amended the law on the prevention of illegal drug abuse which now defines new psychoactive substances, enables the minister of health to order that they be banned, and enables legal entities to grow and produce hemp for medicinal purposes.
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Parliament votes down SDP interpellation on implementation of structural reforms

Zagreb - The Croatian parliament on Friday rejected the Social Democratic Party's interpellation on government work on the implementation of structural reforms.
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Bills simplifying entry into and removal of companies from register sent to parliament

Zagreb - The government on Thursday forwarded to the parliament a bill of amendments to the Companies' Act and the Court Registry Act which will facilitate setting up a company as well as erasing it from the court register.
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Amendments to legislation on police powers, responsibilities on parliament's agenda Wednesday

Zagreb - Croatia's lawmakers will convene on Wednesday to discuss a bill of amendments to the law on the police powers and responsibilities.
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Members of the European Affairs Committee took part in the Inter-Parliamentary Conference on the Future of EU

Bucharest - On April 1 and 2, 2019, Chair Domagoj Ivan Milošević and members of the European Affairs Committee Joško Klisović and Davor Ivo Stier took part in the Inter-Parliamentary Conference on the Future of EU.
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Chair of the Foreign Policy Committee Miro Kovač participated in an interparliamentary meeting organized by AFET

Bruxelles - Committee on the Foreign Affairs (AFET) at the Interparliamentary Committee Meeting on "Current challenges for EU Foreign and Security policy". 
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NATO provides Croatia with long-term security, senior officials say

Zagreb - Croatia on Friday marked the 10th anniversary since joining NATO, with senior officials saying that the alliance's defence umbrella ensured long-term stability for the country. Croatia became a member of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation on 1 April 2009. Since 2003, over 6,700 Croatian soldiers have participated in NATO-led operations, missions and activities.
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Croatian Parliament Speaker Jandroković receives Latvian President Vējonis

Zagreb - Croatian Parliament Speaker Gordan Jandroković on Thursday received Latvian President Raimonds Vējonis for talks on bilateral relations. 
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Bill aimed at helping UK citizens in Croatia after Brexit on parliamentary agenda

Zagreb - The Croatian Ministry of the Interior has been conducting activities in the past few months to help UK citizens in Croatia and Croatian citizens in the UK to maintain their rights in the event of a no-deal Brexit, a state secretary in the interior ministry, Žarko Katić, said in parliament on Thursday.
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More people will be eligible for assistance dogs

Zagreb - Parliamentarians on Thursday welcomed the adoption of a law on the use of assistance dogs which, they believe, will increase the number of disabled people who are eligible for assistance or therapy dogs and enable a larger number of dogs to be included in training programmes.
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Parliament passes law on financing of political activities after marathon discussion

Zagreb - After the longest discussion on amendments in the history of the modern Croatian parliament, the national legislature on Friday evening adopted a law on the financing of political activities, election campaigns and referendums. The law was passed with 81 votes in favour.
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Croatian Parliament marks World Down Syndrome Day

Zagreb - The Croatian Parliament on Thursday marked World Down Syndrome Day, which is observed on March 21.
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Jandroković and Steinmeier confirm action plan will additionally contribute to bilateral relations

Zagreb - Parliament Speaker Gordan Jandroković and Germany's President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, who is on a two-day official visit to Croatia, on Thursday confirmed that the recently signed action plan would contribute to developing bilateral relations. 
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Tomislav Panenić participated in the work of the conference on the Common Agricultural Policy and Cohesion Policy

Bucharest - Chairman of the Agriculture Committee Tomislav Panenić participated in the work of the conference on the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) and Cohesion Policy, held within the scope of the parliamentary dimension of the Romanian EU Council Presidency. 
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Jandroković: Croatia will strongly advocate EU integration of Western Balkans

Zagreb - Croatian Parliament Speaker Gordan Jandroković said on Tuesday that during its chairmanship of the European Union Croatia would strongly advocate the EU integration of Western Balkan countries based on individual merit and fulfillment of membership criteria.
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Croatia, Montenegro parliament speakers say bilateral disputes should be resolved in line with international law

Budva - Croatian Parliament Speaker Gordan Jandroković and his Montenegrin counterpart Ivan Brajović on Monday called for strengthening the two countries' cooperation and dialogue, notably in efforts to resolve outstanding bilateral issues in line with international law. 
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Parliament Speaker meets with Montenegro Croat representatives

Zagreb - Croatian Parliament Speaker Gordan Jandrokovic met with representatives of Montenegro Croats in Kotor and Tivat on Monday, saying he was pleased with the status of the Croat minority and highlighting its contribution to local tradition and culture
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