Discussion with the Prime Minister of the Croatian Government Plenković on the Priorities of the Croatian Presidency

Zagreb - Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenković participated in the debate on the priorities of the Croatian Presidency at the meeting of the Chairpersons of the Committees on Union Affairs (COSAC).

After the presentation of the Programme of the Presidency, the representatives of national parliaments – members of the committees for European Union affairs of EU member states and of the European Parliament – supported all Croatian goals during the discussion, in particular the adoption of a development-oriented and socially sensitive Multiannual Financial Framework with adequate financing of cohesion and agricultural policies, but also financing policies aimed at new challenges such as migrations, digitalisation and climate change.

The representatives supported the European and Croatian interests in maintaining the stability and peace in the neighbouring countries, as well as the efforts of the Croatian Presidency to reach a consensus in the Council with regard to the enlargement policy. In addition, the representatives of the national parliaments of the candidate countries – Montenegro, Serbia, North Macedonia, Albania and Turkey - recognized in their interventions the commitment of the Croatian Presidency to their European perspective.