Croatian opposition wins presidency, sets sights on government

January 11, 2015 10:30 PM

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ZAGREB (Reuters) - Croatia's conservative opposition won a narrow presidential victory on Sunday, capitalizing on popular discontent over economic decline and setting down a marker for parliamentary elections later in the year.

Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, a former diplomat, can expect months of tense cohabitation with the Social Democrat-led government before Croats vote again in the general election due in late 2015.

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