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Covic meets with Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic

Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic expressed support in reaching a consensus of all political parties and institutions when amending the Election Law, issues that will guide the European future and Bosnia and Herzegovina’s reform path, it was said after his meeting with HDZ BiH President and Vice Speaker of the House of Peoples BiH by Dragan Covic.

The key topic of yesterday’s meeting in Zagreb was the upcoming reform period and the accelerated resolution of electoral legislation and limited constitutional reforms in BiH, the HDZ BiH Headquarters said.

It is stated that, after the end of the elections in Mostar, the BiH election law remained the next political precondition, as required by the decisions and recommendations of the European Commission and the European Parliament.

Plenkovic reminded that the legitimate representation of the constituent peoples is built into the Dayton Peace Agreement and is an integral part of the BiH Constitution.

Covic stressed that with the support and mediation of international representatives and organizations, political actors in Bosnia and Herzegovina should find a solution on the basis of the Agreement on the Principles of Amendments to the Election Law signed in June 2020 in Mostar.

The working meeting also discussed current issues affecting Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina in the context of all challenges facing both countries in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic and in the vaccination process, as well as current EU level, as well as concrete economic cooperation between the two countries.

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