Israel had been in competition with several countries that Croatia had asked last year to bid for contracts to supply fighter jets.
Croatia has been searching for replacements for their outdated Soviet-built MiG jets
Croatian society, like any other democratic society, has its own internal dialogue on historical issues.
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.
Planes drop nearly 80,000 liters to put out fires during 36 missions.
Efraim Zuroff, the chief Nazi-hunter of the Simon Wiesenthal Center took Netanyahu to task for not citing instances of Croatian Holocaust revisionism.
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.
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.
“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.”
The Croatian president underscored that her country wants to intensify its cooperation at all levels with Israel.