Thursday 10 December 2015 will mark 16 years since Croatia’s first president and father of the modern and independent Croatia, Franjo Tudjman, passed away.
Remembering Franjo Tudjman this year is an event that needs to consider the current political confusion in Croatia; the current stalemate in forming a new government; the divided electorates between the centre-left, the centre-right and the new Bridge coalition of independents; the stage at which Croatia is on the road to realize all reforms for a prosperous democracy Tudjman spoke of way back in May 1990 when the first free Croatian Parliament was inaugurated. If we look closely at Tudjman’s “strategic and action plan” weaved into his speech for a democratic, well-rounded and prosperous Croatia we see that points he put before us have mostly not been attended to or even partially achieved. This pertains to point 4 and onward in the part of…
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