Just last month British Prime Minister David Cameron promised the British people a “In or Out” referendum regarding its relationship with the European Union if he could not negotiate new terms, now news portal Balkan Insight have reported that a Croatian civic initiative called the Referendum Rebellion is collecting signatures demanding, among other things, a repeat referendum on Croatia’s EU accession.
Besides a referendum on the EU, the group seeks votes on banning genetically modified products, on privatisation and on sales of state land.
Group leader Zoran Mihajlovic on Tuesday urged people to sign the referendum request, “to stop arbitrariness of the politicians and the wrong direction the country is heading in”.
By Croatian law, if 10 per cent of all voters sign a petition, which means more than 400,000, a vote can take place on the relevant issue.
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