One of the most powerful politicians in Europe will visit Croatia in May. The German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, will join a political rally of the European People's Party in Zagreb ahead of the European Elections in May, in what will be her first ever attendance at a rally of this kind outside of Germany.
During her visit to the Croatian capital Merkel will meet with Croatian Prime Minister, Andrej Plenković.
The rally, which will be held in Zagreb on the 18th of May, will also see another heavyweight of the European political scene with the next European Commsion President, Manfred Weber, also planning to attend.
The Croatian government released a statement commenting that “Following Andrej Plenkovic's two visits to Berlin during his current term, this confirms the ever closer Croatian-German relations.”