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Djukanovic: Russia is trying to make Montenegro a Trojan horse in NATO and EU when it achieves membership

The Montenegrin government did not heed the recommendation of its Western partners, who urged it to continue and commit to the agenda – following the political changes in Montenegro. This is the position of Montenegrin President Milo Djukanov. Djukanovic, who represents Montenegro at the UN General Assembly session in New York, noted in an interview…

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Montenegro: Medojevic in place of Abazovic?

According to the Montenegrin daily Pobjeda, during the upcoming negotiations for the reshuffle of the government, the Democratic Front will demand that the president of the Movement for Change, Nebojša Medojević, be appointed Deputy Prime Minister in charge of coordinating all security services. Several sources from the DF leader confirmed to Pobjeda that this would…

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Montenegro: Krivokapic announces government reshuffle, Democrats pleased

The proposal of the Prime Minister of Montenegro, Zdravko Krivokapić, for the reconstruction of the Government is a good basis for further negotiations in order to resolve the current political situation in the country as expected by the citizens, said Democrat MP and Deputy Chairman Vladimir Martinovic. He added that scheduling a session of the…

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Montenegro: Consumer basket 659.2 euros in August

The value of the minimum consumer basket for August, according to data from the Statistical Office of Montenegro – Monstat, reached 659.2 euros, which is 0.3 percent more than in July. “Of the total value of the minimum consumer basket, spending on food and non-alcoholic beverages amounted to 285.4 euros, which is one percent more…

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Montenegro: Medojevic believes the government has made a catastrophic mistake

One of the leaders of the Democratic Front and president of the “Movement for Change”, Nebojša Medojević, who equally criticizes the ruling coalition and the opposition, announced on the DF Facebook page that it is unbelievable that the Montenegrin government appoints the President of the Milo state Djukanovic as head of state delegation to the…

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Montenegro: Government reshuffle needed to strengthen it, says Bečić

Montenegrin Parliament Speaker Aleksa Bečić said on Thursday that “a reshuffle of the Government is needed to strengthen it and start the reform process”. After visiting the Sutjeska Primary School, Bečić told reporters that the issues of departments and staff are something that is part of the process, dialogue and agreement between political entities and…

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Joint Statement on the United States-Montenegro Economic Dialogue

The first United States-Montenegro Economic Dialogue was held via video conference on September 16, 2021. Prime Minister Zdravko Krivokapic, Undersecretary of State for Economic Development, Energy and Environment Jose W. Fernandez, and the Office of the High Representative for Economic Affairs and of Business Matt Murray opened the event, which was also attended by senior…

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Montenegro: The EU is not complete without the Western Balkans

The Prime Minister of Montenegro, Zdravko Krivokapić, met today in Villa Gorica with the Minister for Federal and European Affairs of the Federal Province of North Rhine-Westphalia, Federal Republic of Germany, Stefan Holthof-Fertner. Prime Minister Krivokapić welcomed the extraordinary bilateral relations, which are characterized by intensive cooperation in all areas and levels. This is best…

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Montenegro closer to the EU

Montenegro is the most advanced country – a candidate for membership in the European Union, said German Chancellor Angela Merkel, at a working lunch with Prime Minister Zdravko Krivokapić and Western Balkan leaders in Tirana, Albania. The statement of the Government of Montenegro says that the main topic of the meeting was regional cooperation and…

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Montenegro: Krivokapić and Abazović tomorrow in diplomatic offensive

The Prime Minister of Montenegro, Zdravko Krivokapić, tomorrow, September 14, will travel to Tirana, where he will meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. On the same day, Deputy Prime Minister Dritan Abazović will travel to Brussels, where he will meet with several EU officials. The bilateral meeting between Prime Minister Krivokapić and Chancellor Merkel is…

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Montenegro: Registration starts on November 1st

The Montenegrin government plans to start implementing the population census on November 1st, unofficially revealed “Vijesti”, and according to the draft law on the Census, it is planned to be held by the end of the year. The exact registration period will be determined by the Government. The regulation as to whether the census should…

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Croatia: HDZ and PPE condemn violence in Montenegro

The delegation of the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) and the European People’s Party (EPP) to the European Parliament on Tuesday condemned incidents that occurred during the inauguration of Metropolitan Joanikije of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Montenegro at the weekend. “We condemn all the incidents that took place during the inauguration of the Joanikije Metropolitanate…

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Appeal to the international community send seven former ministers on developments in Montenegro

Seven former ministers from Albania, Kosovo, Slovenia, Croatia, Northern Macedonia, Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina, in their letter to European Council President Charles Michel, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and NATO Secretary General – s, Jens Stoltenberg expressed concern about the latest developments in Montenegro, calling on the EU and NATO institutions to…

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Foreign diplomats about the situation in Montenegro last weekend

After the violent weekend in Montenegro, when opponents of the enthronement of the Montenegrin Metropolitan and Litoral Joanikije clashed with police in Cetinje, many foreign diplomats expressed concern about the development of the situation. The European Parliament Rapporteur for Montenegro Tonino Picula and the Head of the EP Delegation to the EU-Montenegro Stabilization and Association…

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Montenegro: International organizations are concerned about the situation

The United Nations and the European Union have expressed concern over rising tensions in Montenegro based on religious intolerance over the enthronement of Metropolitan Joanikije of Montenegro and Litoral this weekend in Cetinje. “The United Nations (UN) is concerned about rising tensions and the rhetoric of divisions ahead of the coronation of the Metropolitan of…

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Abazović: My vision is a new era of Montenegro

“It is not enough to change the government after 30 years, but we need to change bad behavior and habits. We need young people in politics who are not contaminated by the politics of division and nationalism. Without that step forward, we will never change Montenegro, “said Deputy Prime Minister Dritan Abazović in a lecture…

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Montenegro: Extremes are preparing to radicalize the situation in Cetinje

Montenegrin Interior Minister Sergej Sekulovic told reporters on Wednesday “he can not guarantee absolute security in Cetinje for either journalists or citizens, but that he will do his best to ensure that everything passes peacefully on September 5.” He added that the Interior Ministry has information that there are extremists from both sides who are…

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Montenegro: Budget surplus in July reaches 41.3 mil. €

According to the data of the Ministry of Finance of Montenegro, in the movement of fiscal indicators after June this year and the budget surplus of Montenegro of 3 million euros, the positive results continue, because the budget surplus in July reaches 41.3 million euros or 0.9% of estimated GDP. The budget surplus in June…