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Protest over Tudjman veto

Croatian opposition parties decided to start a 30-day boycott of parliament and continue boycotting the Zagreb city council.

The Social Democrats allied with five other opposition parties, outpolled President Tudjman's party in municipal elections a year ago. But Mr Tudjman used his presidential veto to reject four opposition-elected mayors, arguing he could not relinquish power in the capital. Zagreb - AP