Croat Premier Sees Draft Budget Passing After `Lively' Debate

  • Central bank policy must be independent, Oreskovic says
  • Coalition partners `aligned' in supporting reform program

Tihomir Oreskovic.

Photographer: Akos Stiller/Bloomberg

Croatian Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic is preparing for a week of parliamentary debate to defend his 2016 draft budget, culminating Friday with a vote that will signal whether he has the backing to push through reforms.

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