Wednesday, 03. September 2014 - 04:09
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The former Croatian Prime Minister Ivo Sander has sent a letter to the European Union leaders in which he claims to be a target of political prosecution in his home state.
Sanader writes that he is a target of "politically motivated persecution by judicial authorities" who want to accuse him of being behind illegal activities. Sanader is implicated in several fraudulent affairs.
The former PM has warned EU officials that such persecution is "catastrophic for Croatia’s future," saying that current situation in the country is a "step behind" that which had been accomplished in the last ten years.
Sanadar also informed the EU of his reasons for re-activating his parliamentary mandate. With his early and unexpected withdrawal from politics last year he said he wanted to give a "wake-up" call to the EU, which had been neglecting the importance of the Croatian road to the Union.
His appeal has gathered little sympathy according to some close sources which have been cited by the daily Jutarnji List. Some of them believe that the letter will have little impact and influence on these states, for whom the fate of the former Croatian PM is of little concern at the moment.
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