Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic, current president of Croatia, announced that she will compete for another mandate.
- For five years I have been living face to face with Croatia. I passed every inch of our beautiful homeland and, as the voice of the people, turned my attention to the problems and difficulties and did everything in my power to help the Croatian people – Grabar Kitarovic wrote on her official Facebook page.
She added that she is the president above the party and ideological divisions and that she have always everywhere defended and will continue to defend the fellowship of the Croatian people.
-I have encouraged and will encourage public space for the best of us: Croatian startup entrepreneurs, innovators, athletes, talented students, for Croatian youth, for all those who, by example, confirm that a better Croatia is possible Grabar Kitarovic continues, explaining that faith saved the country in its hardest moments and brought it to freedom and now freedom gives us an opportunity to build the country we want: stronger, fairer, better.
- I believe in Croatia. Let's believe in Croatia – concluded Croatian president, and these words seem to be her slogan for these elections – because I believe in Croatia.
Grabar Kitarovic is well known around the world, especially from the FIFA World Cup, when she won the hearts of many by cheering for the national team and hugging Croatian and French footballers after the finals.