Budapest, October 17 (MTI) – The election campaign in Croatia is getting tense and this makes the Croatian prime minister “increasingly frustrated,” Foregn Minister Peter Szijjarto said on Saturday, commenting on remarks by Zoran Milanovic in connection with Hungary.
Milanovic said that during this week’s European Union summit he had openly asked the representatives of Germany, Austria and Sweden whether Croatia should also build a fence on its border but they told him not to. Speaking to reporters, Milanovic added that building a fence could be only a last resort.
Commenting on Croatian oil company INA, in which Hungarian oil company Mol is the largest shareholder with control rights, he said he had previously asked Hungary to extradite Mol group president-CEO Zsolt Hernadi who is on an Interpol warrant.
“He is wanted not because he speaks Hungarian but because of well-founded suspicion that he has committed a crime in a European Union member state, namely in Croatia,” he said. “Hernadi maintains close relations with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban,” he added.