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A Croatian businessman wants to connect the country’s islands with a string of underwater tunnels.
Bozenko Jelic who runs the Jelic-inzenjering construction company has so far put forward his idea to the government and local authorities in Zadar and several of the islands.
“Large 50-metre cement pipes can be placed under the sea...this could be a harmless solution to our Peljesac problem,” he said referring to a scrapped bridge project which was meant to connect two parts of Croatia’s coastline, partitioned by a stretch of territory belonging to Bosnia and Herzegovina.
“With a tunnel we won't have any objections from the Bosnia and Herzegovina side and the price would be much cheaper,” he added.
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