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Montenegro: Vaccination begins; extra bundles along the way

Montenegrin Health Minister Jelena Borovinić Bojović received the first Sputnik V vaccine on Tuesday at the Clinical Center of Montenegro. Vaccination has already started in the country with vaccines received from Serbia. Five thousand doses of Russian Sputnik V vaccine are expected to arrive, while 30 thousand doses of Chinese vaccine will leave Beijing on…

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Montenegro: Council of Europe launches course for 40 legal professionals

Last weekend, the Council of Europe HELP free course on procedural safeguards in criminal proceedings and victims’ rights began in co-operation with the Judicial Training Center and the State Prosecutor’s Office of Montenegro, the CoE announced. Ljiljana Lakić, President of the Steering Committee of the Training Center, who gave a summary of the HELP courses…

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Montenegro: Case of misuse of donations of 1 million euros in the Ministry of Interior is revealed

Montenegrin Deputy Prime Minister Dritan Abazović and Interior Ministry State Secretary Rade Milošević announced at a press conference that the Cross-sectoral Commission had decided that more than one million euros had been embezzled during the procurement of border monitoring equipment. “The embezzlement of several million euros was discovered. “This has to do with the funds…

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Montenegro: Đukanović meets with V4 ambassadors to Montenegro

The President of Montenegro Milo Đukanović was a guest at a working lunch with the Ambassadors of the Visegrad Group (V4) countries organized by the Ambassador of Poland to Montenegro Artur Dmochowski, in the context of the Polish Presidency of the Visegrad Group. Karel Urban, Ambassador of the Czech Republic and Boris Gandel, Ambassador of…

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Montenegro has allies in Austria, says Sobotka

The President of the Parliament of Montenegro Aleksa Bečić held talks with the President of the National Council of Austria Aleksa Bečić. At the virtual meeting due to coronavirus restrictions, Becic thanked Austria for its continued engagement in bilateral relations and expressed the expectation that successful co-operation would continue with the new Parliament. He welcomed…

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Montenegro: Changes in the law on the judiciary have major consequences

Former Montenegrin chief negotiator in Chapters 23 and 24 Marijana Laković Drašković believes that any attempt to bypass European partners, as in the case of the proposed amendments to the Law on Prosecution and the Law on Special Prosecution, could result not only in activating the clause of the balance sheet but also in the…

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Montenegro: Krivokapić contacts Angela Merkel

Germany will remain a credible partner of Montenegro on its path to European integration, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said in a conversation with Montenegrin Prime Minister Zdravko Krivokapić. As announced by the Government, during their virtual discussion, the interlocutors expressed satisfaction with the ongoing progress of the political dialogue between the newly elected Government of…

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Montenegro: Katnić ready to resign under certain conditions

Montenegro’s chief state special prosecutor Milivoje Katnić announced he was ready to resign, albeit under certain conditions. As he said, he is ready to resign if the initiators of the initiative for the adoption of laws on the prosecution give up their proposals and vow not to submit it again until the expiration of the…

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Montenegro: Đukanović seeks to strengthen ties with China

Montenegrin President Milo Đukanović said on Tuesday that “Montenegro’s path is well known” and that the country is moving step by step towards its full integration into the European Union, with which it shares common values. Đukanović attended the China-Central and Eastern Europe (CEEC) Summit (17 + 1) held practically due to the coronavirus pandemic.…

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Montenegro: Becic Receives Standards of Croatian National Symbols in Montenegro

Montenegrin Parliament Speaker Aleksa Becic met today with representatives of the Croatian National Council in Montenegro, President Zvonimir Dekovirian and Adrian Vuksanovi of, a member of the Council and President of the Croatian Civic Initiative (HGI), the press office reported. Parliament of Montenegro. Welcoming the presentation of the standards of the coat of arms, the…

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Montenegro: Brussels sends warning to new parliamentary majority

Brussels warned and struck a ‘political slap’ in the face of Montenegro’s new parliamentary majority, which had decided to amend judicial laws without prior consultation with European partners, planning, among other things, to close the Special State Prosecutor’s Office and to set up the Prosecutor’s Office for the Fight against Organized Crime and Corruption. Such…

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Montenegro: Prosecution orders investigation against Turkish citizens for migrant smuggling

Montenegrin Special State Prosecutor’s Office issues an order for an investigation into Turkish citizens Guler Ejup (59) and Yildiz Ramazan (49), suspected of smuggling migrants from Turkey in the Poseidon sailing boat in December last year. By decision of the Court of Appeals, their detention was extended for another two months. According to the allegations…

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Montenegro: Establishment of national carrier enters final home layout

The government will make its final decision on the executive director and board of directors of the new national airline “ToMontenegro” on Thursday, the finance ministry announced, adding that the relevant committee tasked with drafting the list of nominees for members The board of directors and CEO of ToMontenegro has completed its work and all…

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Montenegro: The first batch of vaccines is expected next week

According to information from the Socialist People’s Party of Montenegro (SNP), the Montenegrin government is working intensively on vaccine procurement, with the first batches expected to arrive in the country next week. This is what the head of the Parliamentary Club and SNP Deputy Chairman Dragan Ivanovi tha said in response to allegations by SD…

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Montenegro is the second most affected economy in all of Europe

According to UN estimates, Montenegro will be the second most affected economy in Europe, announced David Putin, an economist at the UN Mission in Montenegro. “Unfortunately, Montenegro is one of the hardest hit economies in Europe. Our estimate is that Montenegro will be the second most affected economy in Europe after Spain. The reason is…

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Montenegro: Government approves new support package

The Government of Montenegro has adopted a new package of measures to support the economy and its citizens for the first quarter of this year. “The measures are aimed at supporting the maintenance of employment levels, improving liquidity, increasing the number of tourists, agricultural stability, as well as supporting populations in need. The total estimated…

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Montenegro remains a reliable NATO partner

Montenegro’s Military Representative to NATO, Admiral Dragan Samardžić, attended the 185th meeting of the Military Committee at the level of the Chief of General Staff of NATO at NATO Headquarters in Brussels. At the beginning of the meeting, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg addressed the Military Committee, referring to the many tasks and obligations that…

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Montenegro: Đukanović, Abazović and Radulović discuss withdrawal of ambassadors

On Tuesday evening, the President of Montenegro, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Deputy Prime Minister, Milo Đukanović, Đorđe Radulović and Dritan Abazović, respectively, reached an agreement to overcome the problem of withdrawing a number of ambassadors, which was mainly related to the explanation. public proposal of the Government. In a joint press statement…