SEPTEMBER 24 2008 12:09h
Every Vice Vukov`s speech at the Parliament was a real gem. Vice will be remembered by the Croatian people, said Ivo Josipovic of the SDP.
ZAGREB, CROATIA – Ivo Josipovic gave a statement on behalf of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) anent the death of former member of Parliament Vice Vukov.
- Vice Vukov was a great artist, an intellectual, a politician, a great man. The SDP has missed him at the Parliament for a long time – Josipovic said, expressing regret that Vice Vukov spent a long time outside Croatia due to politics, because his patriotism was misunderstood.
- He still forgave everything, his every speech at the Parliament was a real gem. Vice will be remembered by the Croatian people – Josipovic said.
The commemorative service for Vice Vukov will be held in music circles, as well as at the SDP facilities probably.
Vladimir Seks, vice president of the Croatian Parliament, briefly interrupted the parliamentary discussion at 11:20 hours to announce the sad news to the MPs.
Mark in Croatian culture left in golden letters
- Unfortunately, I have sad news to inform. Today, your colleague Vice Vukov has passed away, who had spent a long time in a coma following a tragic accident he had in front of the Parliament building. His life path has ended – Seks said.
He went on saying that Vukov has emphasised and induced patriotism in a noble way.
- His mark in Croatian culture will remain in golden letters – Seks concluded in the end, inviting the gathered MPs for a minute of silence.
You can watch the attached video of Vice Vukov`s song `Tvoja zemlja` (meaning Your Country), released in 1968.