The Croatian parliament approved the law that paved the way for the transition to the euro in 2023. The right-wing parties in the parliament, on the other hand, oppose the transition to the euro, saying it will increase poverty and put pressure on the people.
The Croatian parliament voted on the law introducing the euro as the official currency. In the session held in the parliament, the said law was accepted with 117 votes to 13, while 1 deputy abstained. Croatia, which joined the European Union (EU) in 2013, will officially switch to the euro on 1 January 2023.
Right-wing parties in the Croatian parliament oppose the move to the euro, saying it will increase poverty and put pressure on the public.