Mijo Crnoja

Govt pays for legal advice over Crnoja case

Mijo Crnoja stepped down late January, a little more than a week after he took office, following media pressure due to a scandal over land for his future house and a loan granted to him.

Opposition MPs withdraw motion to replace veterans minister

Opposition MPs withdrew from parliamentary procedure on Friday a motion to replace War Veterans' Minister Mijo Crnoja after he resigned yesterday.

Croatian veterans affairs minister resigns from 6-day-old cabinet

Croatian Veterans Affairs Minister Mijo Crnoja resigned Thursday under pressure of scandals and a democratically dubious proposal, less than a week after the country's new cabinet took office.

Karamarko: I never said veterans would start a war if minister was sacked

First Deputy Prime Minister and Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) party leader Tomislav Karamarko said on Thursday that he never said that veterans would start a war if Minister of Veterans' Affairs...

Protesting veterans: If minister has violated law, he should leave

Klemm also said that war veterans were not in favour of "a register of traitors", which is advocated by Crnoja, but that they were in favour of punishing crimes.

Decision on whether veterans minister will remain in office after govt. session

A decision on the political fate of War Veterans' Minister Mijo Crnoja will be made public after a government session on Thursday which he will not attend, government sources said in the early...

Oreskovic: IMF didn't have any particular demands or comments

Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic on Wednesday said that he would meet with Veterans' Affairs Minister Mjo Crnoja later in the day concerning the latest events.

Milanovic: SDP gives Oreskovic 24hrs to replace Crnoja

Social Democratic Party (SDP) leader Zoran Milanovic said on Wednesday that his party would give Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic 24 hours to replace Veterans' Affairs Minister Mijo Crnoja and if...

Opposition calls for veterans' affairs minister's resignation

Opposition benches in parliament on Wednesday called for the resignation of Veterans' Affairs Minister Mijo Crnoja following media reports that he allegedly falsely registered his address to be in...

Bridge party wants veterans' minister replaced

The Bridge party has asked the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) to replace Minister of Veterans' Affairs Mijo Crnoja, sources close to this party said on Tuesday.

Karamarko: If Crnoja did something wrong, he will be punished

"I don't know the details. I'll talk to Mr Crnoja. I see that issues are being created where perhaps they shouldn't. If he did something wrong, that will certainly be punished. If he didn't, it...

Petrov: Media reports should primarily worry Crnoja

As for Crnoja's announcement that a register of traitors should be published, Petrov said that making announcements before agreeing on them was not a good thing.

Crnoja: No register in focus but problems facing veterans

"During the handover ceremony in the Veterans' Affairs Ministry on Monday the media were mostly interested in various registers as if that was the most important issue of the veterans' population...

New Veterans' Affairs Minister: Stop the separation of veterans' pensions

"I want to and will be the minister of all Croatian defenders, regardless of their religion or ethnic background," said Crnoja after taking over from Predrag Matic, whom he thanked for the work so...

Some associations against, some for ministers of culture, war veterans

The Croatian Alliance of Anti-fascist Fighters and Anti-fascists said the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) proposed to Prime Minister-Designate Tihomir Oreskovic two right wing extremists who no...