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U.S. Relationship

U.S.-Croatia Relations

Bilateral relations between the United States and Croatia are strong. The United States established diplomatic relations with Croatia in 1992 following its independence from Yugoslavia. Since then, U.S. engagement has supported Croatia’s development as a democratic, secure, and market-oriented society and as a strong partner in Euro-Atlantic institutions, and the United States has welcomed Croatia’s positive and stabilizing
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U.S. Assistance to Croatia

Croatia actively supports its international commitments to prevent the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction. The United States will continue its work to strengthen Croatia’s strategic trade control system, border controls, and law enforcement mechanisms.

Bilateral Economic Relations

Croatia is a member of the EU. The U.S. economic relationship with the EU is the largest and most complex in the world, a relationship which continues to strengthen as we move forward with trade negotiations.

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