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3. 9. 2015.
Leko meets his Indonesian, Iranian and Albanian colleagues in NY

Ali Larijani and Josip LekoNew York - Croatia's Parliament Speaker Josip Leko met with his counterparts from Indonesia, Iran and Albania for talks on bilateral cooperation, on the fringes of the 4th world conference of presidents of parliaments in New York, according to a press release issued by the Croatian legislature (Sabor) on Thursday.

Leko and Indonesia's Setya Novanto discussed possibilities of strengthening bilateral cooperation after the two countries' chambers of commerce signed a memorandum of cooperation. Novanto invited Leko to attend the 6th world conference of parliamentarians on the fight against corruption, set for October in Jakarta.

The Sabor head and the Iranian parliament speaker, Ali Larijani discussed the Iranian nuclear programme, and on that occasion Leko expressed satisfaction with agreement reached on that matter. Larijani invited Leko to visit Tehran at the helm of a Croatian business delegation.

Leko and the vice-president of the Albanian parliament, Valentina Leskaj, discussed possibilities for the Sabor to offer assistance to the legislature in Tirana regarding Albania's European Union membership bid. (Hina)

6. 8. 2015.
Victory Day being celebrated in Knin and throughout Croatia
Knin - The central commemorations of the 20th anniversary of Operation Storm and of Croatia's Victory Day observed on August 5 began in the southern town of Knin on Wednesday morning with a flag-hoisting ceremony at Knin Fortress and the unveiling of a monument dedicated to the memory of Croatia's first president Franjo Tuđman.
29. 7. 2015.
Parliament adopts decision instructing Government to exit arbitration
Zagreb - The Croatian parliament on Wednesday unanimously obliged the Government to institute a procedure to exit the Arbitration Agreement on a border solution with Slovenia.
15. 7. 2015.
Speaker: Parliament has fulfilled its duties
Zagreb - Parliament Speaker Josip Leko said on Wednesday, at the end of the parliament's spring-summer sitting, that the parliament had fulfilled its constitutional duties.
15. 7. 2015.
Parliament expenditure in January-July period HRK 400,000 less than in same period last year

Zagreb - In the January-July period this year, the costs of parliamentarians, without their salaries, amounted to around HRK 5.2 million, as indicated by parliamentary statistics released on Wednesday after the closure of the regular session.

Overview of the legislative work of the Croatian Parliament in the first half of the year 2015

During the sitting days, until the summer recess on 15th July 2015, the Croatian Parliament held two plenary sessions in 68 days.

During about 460 hours of plenary work 217 individual matters of the agenda have been discussed. 89 bills have been passed and 31 of them harmonized with the European Union legislation. 61 bills were enacted under urgent procedure (68,5%), 23 bills were passed unanimously and 13 motions for enactment were rejected.

Besides bills, the Parliament has also passed: 81 decisions, 43 reports, 4 plans, 2 strategies and 1 opinion. Besides two plenary sessions Question Time was conducted as well when the MPs posed 66 oral questions and 237 written ones.

According to the INFODOK Service Department of the Croatian Parliament data MPs requested the floor more than 6000 times, most of that were replies and responses.

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Pursuant to articles 220 and 221 of the Croatian Parliament’s Standing Orders, Speaker of Parliament Josip Leko convoked the Parliament for the 19th, extraordinary, session scheduled to take place on 8, 9, 10 and 11 September 2015.

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