Foreign Ministry of the Independent State of Croatia

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Foreign Ministry of the Independent State of Croatia
Ministarstvo vanjskih poslova Nezavisne Države Hrvatske
Flag of Minister in Independent State of Croatia.svg
Flag of Ministers
Foreign Ministry overview
Formed 24 June 1941 (1941-06-24)
Dissolved 8 May 1945
Jurisdiction Government of the Independent State of Croatia
Headquarters Zagreb, Independent State of Croatia
Minister responsible Mehmed Alajbegović, Foreign Minister
Child agencies Embassy in Berlin
Embassy in Bratislava
Embassy in Budapest
Embassy in Bucharest
Embassy in Helsinki
Embassy in Madrid
Embassy in Rome
Embassy in Sofia
Consular office in Belgrade
Reporting Office of the Foreign Ministry

Foreign Ministry of the Independent State of Croatia (Croatian: Ministarstvo vanjskih poslova Nezavisne Države Hrvatske) was a ministry of the Government of the Independent State of Croatia established on a provision on 24 June 1941. This priovision also contained determinations of activity of this ministry.[1]

Members of the ministry were chosen in 1941, while most of changes of membership occurred in 1943 with smaller changes in 1944.[1]

Activity[edit]

The Foreign Ministry was assigned for all foreign affairs, establishment of agencies aboard, relationship with foreign countries, protection of Croatian interests and its citizens, collecting of political structure and its elaboration, collecting of print data, supervision of information offices, radio stations and press, supervision of the Report Office of the Ministry, tracking of the development of international law, cooperation at conclusion of international contracts, making powers for the signing of international treaties, saving of international contracts and documents, cultural cooperation with foreign countries, visa, international traffic and passengers, immigration and emigration, honor consulates and foreign consular representatives. Territorial jurisdiction of the Foreign Ministry also included Croatian consular offices aboard (embassies and consulates, general consulates, consular offices, social offices, trade delegations, etc.).[1]

List of ministers[edit]

# Portrait Name
(Born-Died)
Term of Office
1 Ante Pavelić
(1889–1956)
16 April 1941 9 June 1941
2 LORKOVIC-MLADEN.jpg Mladen Lorković
(1909–1945)
9 June 1941 23 April 1943
3 Milebudak.gif Mile Budak
(1889–1945)
23 April 1943 5 November 1943
4 Stijepo Perić
(1896–1954)
5 November 1943 28 April 1944
5 LORKOVIC-MLADEN.jpg Mladen Lorković
(1909–1945)
28 April 1944 5 May 1944
6 Mehmed Alajbegović
(1889–1945)
5 May 1944 8 May 1945

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Ministarstvo vanjskih poslova NDH" (in Croatian). ARHiNET. Retrieved 10 March 2012.