Representatives of Croatia’s Serb and Jewish communities rejected an invitation from Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic to hold a joint commemoration of victims of the World War II concentration camp at Jasenovac in April.
The lawyer for one of the defendants in the trial of Serb fighters accused of killing 70 Croatian civilians in the village of Lovas in 1991 clashed with the judge when she suggested that the court violated her client's right to choose his attorney.
Croatian Serbs and rights campaigners visited the former World War II camps at Stara Gradiska and Jasenovac to honour to Partisan resistance fighter Nada Dimic, who was executed by the Ustasa at the age of 19.
Security Minister Dragan Mektic said the country's state prosecution was unfit to probe his claims that Croatian intelligence tried to portray Bosnia as a terrorist hub by smuggling weapons into village mosques.
Croatia’s foreign ministry issued a statement condemning Austrian media for its reports on the annual Bleiburg commemorations, which mark the killing of Croatian Nazi collaboration troops and civilians captured at the end of WWII.
Bosnian prosecutors are investigating a minister's claim – which Croatia has dismissed – that Croatian intelligence launched a plot to portray the country as a terrorist hub and a threat to Europe's security.