“The Prime Minister is boasting about salvaging the economy in the COVID-19 crisis while at the same time the state is destroying its own companies,” Benčić, an MP of the Green-Left Bloc said, noting that the state’s lack of interest in talks with protesting Orljava workers seemed to be an introduction in the company’s bankruptcy to result in its partition.
Workers’ Front MP Katarina Peović called for solidarity with Orljava workers.
“This is yet another case in which a company is being destroyed so that it could be sold,” she said, stressing that Orljava was a state-owned company and wondering about the reason for the government’s “irresponsible behaviour towards the company and its workers”.
Croatian Sovereignists MP Željko Sačić stood up for Pula Faculty of Medicine Dean Krešimir Pavelić who was replaced on Tuesday after publicly stating his position on vaccination against COVID-19.
Sačić said he would request an explanation from the science and education minister and the competent institutions about why and under which circumstances Pavelić was replaced.
He noted that Pavelić’s view was based on statistical and scientific data and that he expressed concern about side effects and harmful consequences of individual COVID-19 vaccines, adding that one should put a stop to “totalitarian and undemocratic treatment of different opinions.”
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