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Prince Albert II of Monaco has arrived in Croatia

Croatian Times

Prince Albert II of Monaco arrived yesterday (Tues) on a two-day visit to Croatia as the special guest of Croatian President Stjepan Mesic.

Mesic and Prince Albert said they were satisfied with with bilateral cooperation and hoped both countries would continue to do so, especially in the tourism sector.

Mesic thanked the prince for his country’s support in the demining of nature parks as well as the building of a centre for rehabilitation of mine victims in Rovinj.

The two leaders also agreed Monaco and Croatia would keep cooperating as Mediterranean countries within the Mediterranean Union. Their joint interest is to keep the Mediterranean an ecologically-clean area.

Both countries have also been cooperating on cultural projects, especially archaeological excavations in Istria.

Mesic awarded the prince the Grand Order of King Tomislav with Sash and Great Morning Star, and he gave Mesic the Knight Grand Cross of Saint Carlo.

The Prince also gave Mesic a reprint of a book about the Grimaldi family, rulers of Monaco since the 13th century. Mesic responded with the gift of a chess set with pieces representing Croatian rulers.

Albert II also met with Prime Minister Ivo Sanader and Vice President of the Croatian Parliament Vladimir Seks.

Today (Weds), the prince will travel to the Istrian cities of Rovinj and Porec.




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