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Croatia’s Hague Spending on Ante Gotovina Revealed

CroatiaSarajevo-based  Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN) reports that ex-Yugoslav republics spent a total of 40 million EUR on legal representation at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), with Croatia topping the list with close to 30 million euros…

The Croatian state spent a total of 28,145,610 euro on helping generals Ante Gotovina, Mladen Markac and Ivan Cermak between 2006 and 2012, according to government figures. Macedonia were the next biggest spenders with 9.5 million euros between 2006 and 2013. Serbia were in third place with the state spending 1.7 million euros on legal representation for its citizens.

Croatian generals’ defence paid for by the state (EUR)
2006: 1,187,421
2007: 1,174,018
2008: 5,995,481
2009: 6,371,146
2010: 6,540,932
2011: 3,828,549
2012: 3,048,063
TOTAL: 28,145,610

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