Croatian President Presents Award to War Crimes Suspect

8/6/2020

Despite mounting criticism, Croatian President Zoran Milanovic has presented an award to a Bosnian Croat war crimes suspect, decorating a wartime Croat police unit for their “contribution to the liberation of Croatia.”

Zlatan Mijo Jelic, a retired general of the Croatian Defense Council, received the award at a ceremony on Tuesday in the Croatian city of Knin marking the 25th anniversary of the country’s victory over rebel Serbs during the war in 1995.

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