The current president of Croatia, Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, lost the presidential election. It is reported Interfax.
According to the results of processing data from all sections, the opposition, candidate of the Social Democratic Party (PSD) and former Prime Minister Zoran Milanovich won. 1 million 34 thousand voters (52.7 percent) voted for him. The current head of state was supported by 929 thousand citizens (47.3 percent).
Grabar-Kitarovich has already recognized defeat and congratulated the competitor on the victory. She was elected in December 2014, gaining more than 50 percent of the vote in the second round.
The second round of the presidential election in Croatia ended on January 5. Voters voted for one of the two candidates.
In accordance with the constitution, the President of Croatia is elected popularly by secret ballot for five years with the right to re-election for a second term. He leads the army and diplomacy, and also performs ceremonial functions.