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  Foreign relations of Croatia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Foreign relations were severely affected by the government's hesitance and stalling of the extradition of Croatian general Janko Bobetko to the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, and inability to take general Ante Gotovina into custody for questioning by the Court.
Related to the border in the said bay is Slovenian access to international waters which would require Croatia to cede at least some of its territorial waters to the west of Umag.
In late 2002, Croatia and Serbia and Montenegro adopted an interim agreement to settle the disputed Prevlaka peninsula at the entrance of the Bay of Kotor, allowing the withdrawal of the UN monitoring mission.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Foreign_relations_of_Croatia   (1983 words)

  
 103 Hearings: Unprinted Senate Hearings by Title (1993- 1994)
Foreign Relations 19930716 Nominations: Committee concluded hearings on the nominations of Thomas J. Dodd, of the District of Columbia, to be Ambassador to the Oriental Republic of Uruguay, James J. Blanchard, of Michigan, to be Ambassador to Canada, and Jeffrey Davidow, of Virginia, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Venezuela,...
Foreign Relations 19940225 NOMINATIONS: Committee concluded hearings on the nominations of Donald M. Blinken, of New York, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Hungary, Richard Dale Kauzlarich, of Virginia, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Azerbaijan, and Derek Shearer, of California, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Finland,...
Foreign Relations 19940715 NOMINATIONS: Committee concluded hearings on the nominations of Robert A. Pastor, of Georgia, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Panama, and Curtis Warren Kamman, of the District of Columbia, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Bolivia,...
www.lib.ncsu.edu /congbibs/senate/103hrupt.html   (6211 words)

  
 Croatia - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Croatia became one of the most powerful kingdoms in the region, but in 1102 the Croatians ended a decade-long dynastic struggle by agreeing to submit themselves to Hungarian authority.
Croatia applied for European Union membership in 2003 and the EU leaders accepted it as an official candidate country in 2004.
As of March 2005, Croatia's candidacy was put on indefinite hold due to Carla del Ponte's assertion that Zagreb had not fully cooperated with the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia with regards to the apprehension of the fugitive alleged war criminal and former General, Ante Gotovina.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Croatia   (1333 words)

  
 Category:Foreign relations by country - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Category:Foreign_relations_by_country   (153 words)

  
 Croatia Encyclopedia Article @ NaturalResearch.org   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Republic of Croatia is a crescent-shaped country in Europe bordering the Mediterranean to the South, Central Europe to the North and the Balkans to the Southeast.
Croatia is currently in the process of joining the European Union, accession negotiations started in December 2005.
Marco Polo was born on KorĨula, an island in the Adriatic Sea belonging to the Dalmatian archipelago.
www.naturalresearch.org /encyclopedia/Croatia   (1837 words)

  
 Foreign relations of Croatia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Discussions continue between Croatia and [[Bosnia and Herzegovina]] on various sections of the border, the longest border with another country for each of these countries.The border on the [[Sava (river)Sava]] river between Hrvatska [[Kostajnica]] on the northern, Croatian side of the river, and Bosanska [[Kostajnica]] on the southern, Bosnian side, is also being discussed.
Croatia and [[Slovenia]] have several land and maritime boundary disputes.Slovenia claims the water border in the bay of [[Piran]]/Savudrija does not go through the middle of the bay, while Croatia claims it does.
In late 2002, Croatia and [[Serbia and Montenegro]] adopted an interim agreement to settle the disputed [[Prevlaka]] peninsula at the entrance of the [[Boka KotorskaBay of Kotor]], allowing the withdrawal of the [[United Nations Mission of Observers in PrevlakaUN monitoring mission]].
foreignrelationsofcroatia.quickseek.com   (1068 words)

  
 THE CONSTITUTION OF THE REPUBLIC OF CROATIA
The sovereignty of the Republic of Croatia is inalienable, indivisible and untransferable.
Procedure for the association of the Republic of Croatia in alliances with other states may be instituted by at least one third of the representatives in the Croatian Parliament, by the President of the Republic, or by the Government of the Republic of Croatia.
Amendment of the Constitution of the Republic of Croatia may be proposed by at least one fifth of the representatives in the House of representatives of the Croatian Parliament, the President of the Republic, and the Government of the Republic of Croatia.
www.constitution.org /cons/croatia.htm   (8003 words)

  
 Croatia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Croatia (in Croatian: Hrvatska) is a small country in Europe bordering the Mediterranean, Central Europe and the Balkans.
Croatia ruled by the Habsburgs, as a member of the Habsburg Crown (1527-1918, Austro-Hungarian Empire from 1867 to 1918), parts of Croatia under Venice, Turkish Ottoman Empire and France,
Given it's peculiar shape, Croatia includes flat areas in the continental north and northeast (Central Croatia and Slavonia, part of the Pannonian plain), which are connected via a mountainous region (part of the Dinaric Alps) to the coastal regions on the Adriatic Sea (Istria, Northern Seacoast and Dalmatia).
usapedia.com /c/croatia.html   (546 words)

  
 Croatia (08/05)
Croatia is made up of 20 counties plus the city of Zagreb and controls 1,185 islands in the Adriatic Sea, 67 of which are inhabited.
Croatia's Supreme Court is the highest court in the republic.
Croatia was admitted on May 25, 2000 into the Partnership for Peace program--which was designed by North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) member states in 1994 to strengthen Euro-Atlantic security--and, in May 2002, was welcomed into NATO’s Membership Action Program, a key step toward NATO membership.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/3166.htm   (2613 words)

  
 Croatia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Croatia is a former Yugoslav republic on the Adriatic Sea.
The Zagorje region north of the capital, Zagreb, is a land of rolling hills, and the fertile agricultural region of the Pannonian Plain is bordered by the Drava, Danube, and Sava Rivers in the east.
Croatia, at one time the Roman province of Pannonia, was settled in the 7th century by the Croats.
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0107439.html   (961 words)

  
 JUDICIAL ASSISTANCE CROATIA
If eventual enforcement of a U.S. judgment in the foreign country is foreseen, it may be prudent to consult local foreign legal counsel to ascertain if a particular method of service must be used for service to be considered valid in the foreign jurisdiction.
Foreign authorities may also charge fees, therefore, counsel are requested to submit a certified bank check in the amount of $500.00 payable to the U.S. Embassy Zagreb as a deposit against which the U.S. consular fee, and any foreign fees may be deducted.
Requesting counsel should be aware that when letters rogatory are executed by foreign courts which compel the appearance of a witness to answer written interrogatories, the evidence is taken in acccordance with the rules of the foreign court.
travel.state.gov /law/croatia_legal.html   (1001 words)

  
 Foreign Relations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Relations with the Bush Administration are now quite cold, as Bergonians now openly gloat over the failure to find even a speck of WMD.
The violent breakup of Yugoslavia was a surprising disappointment to many in Bergonia's foreign policy establishment, and the atrocities committed in the early stages of the war by Serbians against Croatian civilians shocked them greatly.
BiH Foreign Minister Haris Silajdzic described Serb attacks around Sarajevo as "breaking of good faith." Silajdzic reportedly said, "The condition for successful negotiations was to restore electricity, water and gas to Sarajevo," which had been lacking for months.
www.bergonia.org /foreignaffairs.htm   (12134 words)

  
 ICL - Croatia Constitution
Respecting the will of the Croatian nation and all citizens, resolutely expressed in the free elections, the Republic of Croatia is hereby founded and shall develop as a sovereign and democratic state in which equality, freedoms and human rights are guaranteed and ensured, and their economic and cultural progress and social welfare promoted.
(1) The sovereignty of the Republic of Croatia is inalienable, indivisible and untransferable.
(2) The Head Public Prosecutor of the Republic of Croatia shall be appointed by the Croatian Parliament at the proposal of the Government of the Republic of Croatia and with a prior opinion of the authorized committee of the Croatian Parliament for a four-year term.
www.oefre.unibe.ch /law/icl/hr00000_.html   (10822 words)

  
 Croatia - Gurupedia
The Republic of Croatia is a country in Europe bordering the Mediterranean,
Galicia (in Ukraine and Poland) and settled in present-day Croatia during the 7th century.
Croatia applied for European Union membership in 2003.
www.gurupedia.com /c/cr/croatia.htm   (830 words)

  
 Top20Croatia.com - Your Top20 Guide to Croatia!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Yugoslavia was invaded during World War II and Croatia was turned into a fascist puppet-state named the Independent State of Croatia.
Although Croatia declared its independence from Yugoslavia in 1991, it had to endure four-to-five years of sporadic and often bitter fighting with the Yugoslav People's Army and the Army of the internationally unrecognized Republic of Serbian Krajina.
Croatia applied for European Union membership in 2003 and the EU leaders accepted it as an official candidate country in late 2004.
www.top20croatia.com   (1512 words)

  
 Croatia, a new emerging economy
Croatia is expected to start formal negotiations for membership next year, with a view to entering the EU in 2007.
Slovenia is in dispute with Croatia over access to international waters and over two small stretches of land, one near the Slovenian town of Piran and the other at the country's southeastern border with Croatia, near Zagreb.
Croatia and Morocco signed a treaty on the mutual stimulation and protection of investments, which ended the visit of a Croatian economic delegation to that country, the Croatian Economy Ministry said recently, HINA News Agency reported.
www.newnations.com /archive/2004/November/hr.html   (2453 words)

  
 Foreign & Commonwealth Office Country Profiles
Croatia's acceptance into NATO's Membership Action Plan (MAP), and signature of a Stabilisation and Association Agreement (SAA) with the EU were key achievements of the post-Tudjman era.
In June 2004, ICTY Chief Prosecutor Carla del Ponte reported to the UN that Croatia was co-operating with the tribunal which paved the way for Croatia being granted candidate status by the EU However on subsequent occasions in 2004 and 2005, the Chief Prosecutor reported that Croatia was not fully co-operating.
Croatia joined NATO's Partnership for Peace (PfP) in May 2000, the WTO in June 2000, and signed a Stabilisation and Association Agreement with the EU in October 2001.
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 ipedia.com: Foreign relations of Serbia and Montenegro Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Since the breakup of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia in 1989, the foreign policy of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (renamed Serbia and Montenegro in 2003) was characterized primarily by a desire to secure its political and geopolitical position and the solidarity of ethnic Serbs in the Balkan region through a strong nationalist campaign.
Since October 5, 2000, foreign embassies, including that of the U.S., have reopened, and the F.R.Y./SaMhas regained its seat in such international organizations as the OSCE and the UN and is actively participating in IMF and World Bank projects.
In late 2002, Serbia and Montenegro and Croatia adopted an interim agreement to settle the disputed Prevlaka Peninsula, allowing the withdrawal of the UN monitoring mission (UNMOP), but discussions could be complicated by the inability of Serbia and Montenegro to come to an agreement on the economic aspects of the new federal union.
www.ipedia.com /foreign_relations_of_serbia_and_montenegro.html   (678 words)

  
 EUROPA - Rapid - Press Releases   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
As Croatia sees itself as a part of Western Europe, closer integration with Western Europe, especially with the European Union (EU), is a vital interest of Croatian foreign policy.
With the EU recognition of Croatia's independence of 15 January 1992, the establishment of contractual relations was made conditional to Croatia's observance of a "code of good democratic conduct".
In March 1995, the Council agreed to extend PHARE assistance to Croatia and to open negotiations on a Trade and Cooperation Agreement.
europa.eu.int /rapid/pressReleasesAction.do?reference=MEMO/96/57&format=HTML&aged=1&language=EN&guiLanguage=en   (334 words)

  
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One of the thornier issues in Slovenian-Croatian relations is the dispute over three border villages, marked by the efforts of the aforementioned Joras to keep his property under Slovenian jurisdiction.
Tensions with Croatia escalated sharply on 23 September when Croatian police detained the head of the SLS, Janez Podobnik, and 12 other SLS members when they refused to identify themselves to Croatian officials at the Secovlje border crossing after they visited Joras.
Foreign Minister Vajgl of the governing Liberal Democracy of Slovenia party, characterized the incident as a stunt staged by the SLS.
www.rferl.org /newsline/2004/09/5-NOT/not-270904.asp?po=y   (944 words)

  
 Croatia
Croatia (in Croatian: Hrvatska) is a country of the Balkan Peninsula.
In 1918, Austria-Hungary disintegrated after being on the losing side in WW1.
Although Croatia declared its independence from Yugoslavia in 1991, it took four years of sporadic, but often bitter, fighting before occupying Serb armies were mostly cleared from Croatian lands.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/cr/Croats.html   (138 words)

  
 Week in Review: Croatia: Closer to the EU   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
With the death of Franjo Tudjman in Croatia, the political death of Alija Izetbegovic in Bosnia, and the downfall of Slobodan Milosevic in Yugoslavia, collectively it was the best year since the region descended into war at the beginning of the decade.
Croatia flatly rejected an informal proposal in September by German Foreign Minister Joschka Fischer to form an economic union of the western Balkans countries.
More specifically, the second of the six goals stated in the joint statement on the future political dialogue between the EU and Croatia is to "promote regional cooperation" and development of Croatia's "good relations with neighboring countries." Although perfectly within reason, the formulation was bound to generate criticism from the right-wing opposition.
www.tol.cz /look/TOLnew/article.tpl?IdLanguage=1&IdPublication=4&NrIssue=31&NrSection=19&NrArticle=3333&ST1=body&ST_T1=letter&ST_AS1=0&ST_LS1=-1&ST_max=1   (2755 words)

  
 Online edition of Daily News - News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Foreign Minister Tyronne Fernando who visited Croatia last week pledged to strengthen bilateral trade relations with Croatia with the early conclusion of the Agreement on Investment Protection and Promotion.
Sri Lanka and Croatia established diplomatic relations in 1997 and the Foreign Ministries of the two countries last year signed a Protocol on Consultations whereby the two sides agreed to maintain regular dialogue on matters of mutual interest.
The Croatian Foreign Minister and the President undertook official visits to Sri Lanka in May 2001 and in November 2002 respectively.
www.dailynews.lk /2003/06/28/new22.html   (312 words)

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