Croatia Backs Bulgaria's Schengen and Eurozone Accession Amid Ministerial Talks

In a significant diplomatic stride, Croatia has voiced unwavering support for Bulgaria's aspirations to join the Schengen area and the Eurozone during a high-profile visit by Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs Minister Mariya Gabriel.

Mandatory Military Service Reconsidered in Croatia Amid Regional Changes

Croatia is actively exploring the possibility of reintroducing mandatory military service, signaling a potential shift in the country's security strategy. Veterans Minister Tomo Medved disclosed that the proposal is in its early stages, with a concrete plan for training young individuals yet to be presented.

Entry Into The Eurozone Has Not Significantly Affected Price Increases In Croatia

Although the residents of Zagreb complain that everything has become more expensive and many explain the increase in prices with the switch to the European currency, the Croatian National Bank said that the entry into the eurozone did not significantly affect the rise in prices, writes the Belgrade newspaper "Politika", quoted by BTA.

Mixed Sentiments: Euro's High Approval Amid Croatian Skepticism"

The euro enjoys robust support across the Eurozone, with approval ratings averaging 79%, although opinions vary significantly across member states. According to a recent survey conducted by Ipsos European Public Affairs on behalf of the European Commission, diverse sentiments towards the single currency emerged, especially in Croatia, where skepticism persists.