Minister: It’s Unseemly for President to Announce Show for Commemorations

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Asked by the press while he attended a campaigning event of the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) mayoral candidate in the City of Rijeka about Milanović’s latest statements, including his claim that that the coming commemoration of the 1995 military and police operation “Flash” would turn into a show, Butković commented: “That says about him!”

“I think that it is unseemly for the head of state to announce shows at any events commemorating important events from the Croatian past,” Butković said, adding that the 1995 Flash operation was important for the defense of Croatia.

Butković dismissed Milanović’s claim that the recent presentation of the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (NPOO) was insufficiently transparent.

The whole Croatian public is informed that the work on the plan started in August last year. All the ministerial departments were included in the elaboration of the document, Butković explained.

He went on to say that one could not like the document, but the claims about insufficient transparency in the adoption of the plan did not stand.

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