President Stjepan Mesic of Croatia

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His Excellency President Mesic has served as President of the Republic of Croatia since the year 2000.
Mesic was elected President of the Republic of Croatia in February 2000 and was re-elected in January 2005 for a second term.
President Mesic is interviewed here by John Rosenberg and Barry Jagoda from The Washington Times.
Mesic was a deputy in the Croatian Parliament in the 1960s, and was then absent from politics until 1990 when he became a member of the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) and later the Prime Minister of Croatia.
President Stjepan Mesic discusses the critical role that Croatia and other small countries serve in a dynamic and interdependent world.
President Mesic is currently serving in his second 5-year term in office, having been reelected in January 2005.
Mesic was a deputy in the Croatian Parliamentin the 1960s, and was then absent from politics until 1990 when he joined the Croatian Democratic UnionCroatian Democratic Union The Croatian Democratic Union, is a major Croatian political party.
As an opposition of Tudman's personality, relaxed and charming Mesic has many times been voted as the most popular politician in Croatia.
Also in 1961, Mesic married Milka Dudundic, an ethnic SerbSerbs SummarySerbs are a South Slavic people who live mainly in Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and, to a lesser extent, in Croa.
However, in the 1970s, Mesic supported the Croatian SpringCroatian Spring The Croatian Spring was a political movement from the early 1970s that called for greater rights for Croatia which was then.
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President Mesic is active in foreign policy, promoting Croatia's ambition to become a member of the European UnionEuropean Union The European Union is an intergovernmental and supranational union of 25 democratic member states.
Mesic was a candidate supported by eight political parties and won almost one half of votes, but was denied the absolute majority by a few percent.
Croatia President Mesic Receives Indian Ambassador 13 Jan 2009 16:54 GMT.
Stjepan Mesic was born on December 34, 1934 and graduated from the Faculty of Law at the University of Zagreb, Croatia.
ruled Croatia from independence in 1991 until his death in late 1999.
Croatian President Stjepan Mesic discussed the current situation on the Croatian energy market with Finance Minister Ivan Suker and INA oil company Board President Tomislav Dragicevic.
At the company, Mesic said that it is vital.
Despite their nations' recent differences, however, both Serbian President Boris Tadic and Croatian President Stjepan Mesic said their nations' futures depend on regional cooperation and respect for their differences.
In response to a question about what the world can do to help the two nations in their quest to stabilize the region, Mesic said that they don't need aid so much as they need economic development.
Mesic said he's also looking forward to a region with freer borders where it doesn't matter which side a Serb or Croat lives on.
On Feb 7, 2000, Mesic was elected President of the Republic of Croatia and subsequently left the party wanting to be the President of all the citizens of Croatia.
On Jan 16, 2005, Mesic was re-elected as President of the Republic of Croatia.
In 1992, in the independent Croatian state, Stjepan Mesic was elected Speaker of the Parliament of the Republic of Croatia.
Stjepan Mesic was a prominent student leader and in 1961, graduated from the Faculty of Law at the University of Zagreb.
Stjepan Mesic is re-elected president of CroatiaCorinne DeloyAs expected Stjepan Mesic was re-elected for a five year mandate as President of the Republic of Croatia on 16th January during the second round of the presidential election.
Stjepan Mesic has always declared that, Croatia is the last country where Ante Gotovina would try to hide since everyone is interested in his capture, maintaining that his country should provide proof within a month's time that the fugitive general is not in Croatia.
Mesic was born on 24 December 1934 in the town of Orahovica.
In the early 1970s, when Josip Broz Tito was in power in Yugoslavia, Mesic was imprisoned for one year for promoting Croatian nationalism.
In the early 1990s, Mesic joined Franjo Tudjman's Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) and soon became its secretary, and later chairman, of the HDZ Executive Committee.
In the first multi-party elections in 1990, HDZ came to power and Mesic was appointed the first prime minister of Croatia.
In 1992, Mesic was elected speaker of the independent Croatia's parliament.
In 1997, HND split and Mesic joined the centrist Croatian People's Party.
a desperate attempt to hold off the next German attack.
but today Mr Mesic is convinced that Maclean was right.
Ivan, Zadar, CroatiaPresident Mesic says that Tito was a positive character for the Croatian people.
He told reporters that one of the key points during his talks with Mesic was the Syrian-Israeli indirect peace talks which.
Croatian President Stjepan Mesic was straightforward in warning about possible new trouble in the region, making radical Serbs furious -- especially those in.
This is terrorism," President Stjepan Mesic said after Pukanic was killed, who was his personal friend.
Croatian president Stjepan Mesic has paid tribute to Ivo Pukanic, publisher of Nacional weekly, in an article in the newspaper, the first issue since Pukanic and marketing director Niko Franjic died in a car.
Zagreb, 29 July: Croatian President Stjepan Mesic has received a letter from Efraim Zuroff, the head of the Jerusalem-based Simon Wiesenthal Centre, who expressed outrage at the way the funeral of a former.
Mesic was in town to drum up foreign investment in Croatia.
ZAGREB, Croatia, Oct 23 (UPI) -- Ivo Pukanic, founder and publisher of the Croatian news weekly Nacional, was killed Thursday by a car bomb placed under his automobile in Zagreb.
ZAGREB, Croatia, July 16 (UPI) -- Croatian President Stjepan Mesic says he expects his country will be ready to formally join the European Union as early as next year.
ZAGREB, Croatia, April 7 (UPI) -- Croatian President Stjepan Mesic says wanted war criminal Ante Gotovina was not in Croatia nor in Bosnia-Herzegovina.
turning point in Croatia's history.
to distance himself from his late predecessor.
Croatian President Mesic was welcomed by the initiators and organizers of his visit, University in Tuzla Rector Dzemo Tufekcic and Tuzla Canton Prime Minister Enes Mujic.
ZAGREB, CROATIA - The Croatian president Stjepan Mesic accepted on Tuesday, the Canadian Minister of Defence Peter MacKay, who told him in a conversation.
ZAGREB, CROATIA - Croatian President Stjepan Mesic welcomed on Tuesday Ambassador of India in Croatia Rajiv Misra, the president`s office announced.
ZAGREB, CROATIA – Croatian President Stjepan Mesic said in an interview for the Slobodna dalmacija daily that Croatia should not burden themselves with.
Herald Sun article, mentioning President Stjepan Mesic.
President Stjepan Mesic is the head of state for Croatia.