efe-epaBy Vesna Bernardic. Zagreb

The conservative ruling party of Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic achieved a decisive victory Sunday in Croatia’s parliamentary election under promises of security and experience in managing the coronavirus pandemic and economic crisis.

The Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) won 66 of the 151 seats in parliament, while the opposition Restart coalition, led by the Social Democratic Party (SDP), won 41 seats, with 93 percent of the vote counted. EFE-EPA