“We will react through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Our embassy has already been contacted in this regard,” Obuljen Koržinek said in an interview with public television HTV.
The Cultural Heritage Act, passed by Serbia two weeks ago, says that old literature from Dubrovnik belongs to both Serbian and Croatian cultures.
“This is mythomania, this need to usurp Croatian cultural heritage, notably literature from Dubrovnik. That is unacceptable and professionally unfounded. They included in their law provisions according to which the Dubrovnik literature predating 1867 has some sort of dual affiliation, both Croatian and Serbian, which of course is complete nonsense,” Obuljen Koržinek said.
She said she expected Serbia to do away with such legal provisions and to “stop once and for all laying claim to our territory and our cultural heritage.”
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