New Croatian president targets government over economy

January 12, 2015 1:52 PM

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New Croatian president targets government over economy

ZAGREB (Reuters) - Croatia's new center president signaled on Monday she meant to hold the Social Democrat-led government to account over the economy, in comments that could herald months of tense cohabitation before a parliamentary election.

Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, who became Croatia's first female head of state on Sunday after narrowly beating the government-backed incumbent, said she would demand an extraordinary cabinet session to discuss the parlous state of the economy.

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