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A flower-shaped stone monument in Jasenovac, 100 km east of Zagreb in Croatia.
Croatia looking for legislative solutions to history-related issues

Croatian society, like any other democratic society, has its own internal dialogue on historical issues.

17/10/2017
PRIME MINISTER Benjamin Netanyahu and his Croatian counterpart
20 years of diplomatic relations between Israel and Croatia

In the geopolitical context, Croatia and Israel share the same Mediterranean basin, where different challenges are becoming a more unifying, even indispensable, point of cooperation.

03/09/2017
The Israeli delegation of firefighters pose in front of a plane in Montenegro.
Israeli firefighters aid Montenegrins in extinguishing blazes along coastline

Planes drop nearly 80,000 liters to put out fires during 36 missions.

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Netanyahu thanks Croatia for support in international forums

Efraim Zuroff, the chief Nazi-hunter of the Simon Wiesenthal Center took Netanyahu to task for not citing instances of Croatian Holocaust revisionism.

24/01/2017
Croatia’s Foreign Minister Miro Kovac and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
Croatian FM to 'Post': No anti-Semitism, racism, extremism in my country

Croatia's top diplomat Miro Kovac is his country’s first government minister to visit Israel since Croatia won accession to the EU in 2013.

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Croatia’s troubled history

Unless the government starts actively and unequivocally fighting against Ustasha nostalgia, and rising neo-fascism and anti-Semitism, it looks like the situation in Croatia will only get worse.

Israel midfielder Nir Biton (left) battles Croatia’s Luka Modric for the ball
Anti-Semitic chant elicits calls for boycott of Croatian soccer fans

“The fact that no one sought to stop these chants or take any measures against those shouting them...constitutes a badge of shame for Croatia.”

28/03/2016
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Croatian president to Rivlin: We want to work with Israel

The Croatian president underscored that her country wants to intensify its cooperation at all levels with Israel.

Auschwitz survivor Branko Lustig (L) kisses the hand of Croatian Pres. Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic
Croatian president watches as 'Schindler's List' producer hands Oscar to Yad Vashem

Graber-Kitarovic told Rivlin that at the ceremony she had emphasized the importance of carrying the message of peace and tolerance.

Croatia
Netanyahu: Nuclear deal makes Mideast war more likely, not less

Since the deal was announced eight days ago, Netanyahu has spoken out against it every single day – often more than once a day.

22/07/2015
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