Santiago, Chile.- The Croatian President Zoran Milanovic, You’ll see The semi-final in which the national team faces Argentina this Tuesday throughout the trip to Chile, where he has been since last Friday to celebrate The two countries have completed 30 years of diplomatic relations.
Croatian President’s official visit to Chile, including a visit to Santiago, the capital, as well as meetings with representatives of the wider Croatian community in the country, The World Cup schedule had to undergo some changes. It is that Milanovic refuses to miss a game of the Croatian squad. The Chilean team, for its part, failed to qualify for the World Cup in Qatar.
His program in Chile began on Friday with a meeting with Chilean politics karen behrensrepresentatives of antofagasta, a city with a large number of Croatian descendants, Indeed, Milanovic The Croatians in Antofagasta celebrated the victory of Luka Modric’s team against Brazil at the stadium, where they watched the game with immigrants from their country.
“It’s a great victory (…) Those who are not ready for stress should not get out of bed. Croatia can move forward with this kind of game.”The President made the remarks after watching his team win.
This scene will be repeated this Tuesday Punta ArenasHometown of President Gabriel Boric, who is of Croatian descent.
According to Chilean media wed, Mayor of Punta Arenas, Claudio Radonichexplained that “Milanovic apparently asked to open a place on the agenda to see the clash with the Argentine team,
Despite reports about the participation of President Gabriel Boric in that meeting, the Palacio de la Moneda clarified that the President stayed in Santiago, where this afternoon he referred to Chile’s new constituent process.
President of the Croatian Club, maria angelica mimica, gave details of the official visit, saying the president would visit important sites in the city related to the Croatian community, such as the Immigrant Monument, during the afternoon. But the mayor of Punta Arenas confirmed that plans had been changed and that “all the residences were built in such a way that protocol ceremonies, formal activities and even Two hours to see what we hope will be a Croatian victory.
it is estimated that The Croatian-descendant community in Chile comprises 2.4% of the total population, About 400,000 people, according to the last census, which is the second largest census in South America.
Both Boric and the President of the Chamber of Deputies of Chile, Vlado MirosevicHe is of Croatian descent.
“I see and meet President Boric, the first President of Chile, and Yet as someone whose paternal side is originally from our Croatian, Dalmatian islands, and this is something that remains indelible”, Milanovic told in an official statement after the meeting with his Chilean counterpart.
“This is a country where Croats achieved incredible success, kept their customs, and that identity was in no danger: they are a successful community“, He added.
Chile, one of the first countries to recognize the Republic of Croatia, is for Milanović most european latin american countries With reference to the functioning of the organization and some of their traditions, as well as sharing global problems such as “the fight against the global climate crisis”.
Meanwhile, Borik misses her “Over the past 30 years since the establishment of diplomatic relations, we have deepened and strengthened ties between the two countries.”
On Monday, the two presidents attended a gala dinner with the Croatian community at the Croatian Club of Santiago after meeting in La Moneda, with Milanovic expressing his pride for his compatriots living in Chile and assuring that he would do the same. “Everything is possible so that an increasing number of people in Croatia can know more about you”, He also visited the University of Chile where he was part of a conference on “Geopolitics and Consequences for the Economy”.
hopefully before the start of the football match Croatian President receives the keys to the city and signs a guest book of the commune at the Cultural Center of Punta ArenasIn addition to visiting various landmarks of the city, he explained before returning to his country on Wednesday morning Wed.