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Croatia's centre-right HDZ party wins most seats in parliament: exit poll

Croatian Prime Minister and the leader of Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) Andrej Plenkovic waves as he stands next to the media after casting his ballot during parliamentary election, amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Zagreb, Croatia, July 5, 2020. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

ZAGREB (Reuters) - Croatia’s centre-right party Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) won most seats in the parliamentary election held on Sunday, the state television exit poll showed.

According to the poll, HDZ won 61 seats in the 151-seat parliament ahead of the top opposition party the Social Democrats (SDP) and its small allies which won 44 seats.

Reporting by Igor Ilic; Editing by Ivana Sekularac