be sure to correctly read what is said here between lines.
There are two main things here what dispute Croatian joining in Intermarium.
First is standard open question with Croats. That is, Croatia is part of German zone of influence. Serious reason, for sure, for questioning Croatia.
Then second reason. You would note that Orban underlined how Serbs entering ``story`` while Croatia stays in question. First sentence was about Croats and then followed sentence about Serbs. Its because some powers (Germany and Austria) had interest in division of Serbs on Catholics and Orthodox and those powers managed to impose Croatization on many Serbs, who were either old Catholics and then Croatinized or they were either Orthodox and then forcible converted to Catholics and then Croatinized. So, in situation when Serbs entering ``story``, as Orban name that process, it is impossible for Central Europe to tolerate injustice done to Serbs. Actually, Orban using `Serbian entering the story` to solve problems with Croats. In fact, Orban rising `Serbian question` because Serbs entering the `story` and how would they be part of `story` if their vital national questions remain open, nation in which Catholics can`t be Serbs but they are turned into Croats if Catholics. Without solving `Serbian question`, Serbs can`t be part of Intermarium, what isn`t option for Orban.
So, what to solve with Croats?
A * to see who are Croats and who are ethnic Serbs truly, no matter Catholic or Orthodox, in what is now Croatia and who are real Croats. That is pre-text, to create maneuverable space for B. >
B * to move Croats out from German zone of influence or at least that part of Croatia that is in fact Serbian and not Croatian. That way healthy `Serbian` part of Croatia goes in Intermarium, while Croat part stays in German zone of influence. Its nothing but drawing border between Intermarium and Germany. About it speaks Orban here.
As confirmation of this scenario, also take moment when Orban chooses to goes with his comment. That is crucial in diplomacy. Moment when whole Europe speak of Spain and Catalonia. So, message is clear. If Spain can be dissolved, why not Croatia? Especially if Croatia isn`t loyal to Intermarium and Serbs are. Let us reward Serbs is another thing here what speaks Orban.