Interview With Dr Andrew Theophanous – Croatia’s Independence 25 Years On

EXCELLENT interview. Congratulations. Hugs, Barbara

Croatia, the War, and the Future

Dr Andrew Theophanous 16 January 1992 in Sydney The Day Australia Recognised Croatia as Independent and sovereign stateDr Andrew Theophanous
16 January 1992 in Sydney
The Day Australia Recognised
Croatia as Independent and Sovereign State

An interview by Ina Vukic with Dr Andrew Theophanous, a former member of Australian parliament for 21 years, whose ardent support for the international recognition of Croatian independence was of key importance during the early 1990’s. In 1996 Croatia’s president Dr Franjo Tudjman awarded Dr Theophanous with a Medal of Honor – the Order of the Croatian Interlace, an award bestowed upon foreign and domestic nationals for their distinguished contribution to the development and reputation of the Republic of Croatia and the welfare of her citizens.

  • This year, 2016, will mark 25 years since Croatia declared on 25 June 1991 independence from former Socialist Federative Republic of Yugoslavia and in the eyes of Australian Croatians you stood as one of Australian heroes and champions that supported Croatia’s plight for secession from communist…

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