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Montenegro: Parliamentary parties without agreement on government reshuffle

At today’s meeting of the leaders of the parliamentary majority parties, the Prime Minister of Montenegro, Zdravko Krivokapić, offered that the reconstituted Government have 16 ministries and three deputy presidents, and that the deadline for harmonizing the changes in the Government be October 10. Krivokapić proposed the division of four departments – the Ministry of…

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Montenegro: Father and son Đukanović under investigation for “Pandora letters” allegations

The Office of the Special State Prosecutor of Montenegro (STD) will conduct an investigation into the “Pandora Documents” case, in which the President of Montenegro and his son, Milo and Blažo Đukanović, are mentioned as owners of several companies in offshore destinations. Regarding the announcement of MANS, which participated in the global investigation “Pandora Documents”,…

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Montenegro: Djukanovic denies illegalities in work of Victoria Trust

Montenegrin President Milo Djukanovic has denied allegations by Pandora Papers that he and his son Blažo illegally obtained financial benefits through trusts and companies in offshore destinations. According to Pandora Papers, the greatest investigative journalistic story ever made by hundreds of journalists in a large number of countries, Milo and Blažo Đukanović had several companies…

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Montenegro: Negotiations between party leaders for government reshuffle have begun

The Prime Minister of Montenegro, Zdravko Krivokapić, started talks with party leaders in order to reach the best solution in rebuilding the Government. The leader of the People’s Democratic Party (DNP), Milan Knežević, said after the talks that the way the government is currently functioning is not stable and it is necessary to find a…

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OSCE Mission to Montenegro Supports Preventing and Combating Domestic Violence at Local Level

From 7 to 28 September 2021, the OSCE Mission to Montenegro organized in Bijelo Polje, Berane, Plava, Bar and Ulcinj a series of workshops focusing on multi-sectoral approaches supporting women who have experienced domestic violence. Over 50 representatives of basic and minor offenses courts, prosecutors, police, social and health services, municipal gender offices and NGOs…

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Von der Leyen in Montenegro: Dialogue is needed

The President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, arrived in Montenegro, where the President of the Parliament, Aleksa Bečić, received her at the airport. “Welcome to Montenegro, welcome to the smallest but most beautiful country in the Balkans. Welcome to the other member of the European Union. I’m sure you will help us…

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Montenegro: Bečić met with Varhelyi

Montenegrin Parliament Speaker Aleksa Bečić met with EU Commissioner for Neighborhood and Enlargement Oliver Varhelyi, the Bečić Office announced. Referring to the commitment of European institutions in enlargement policy, the President of the Parliament of Montenegro reminded that Montenegro is the only candidate country that has opened all negotiating chapters and temporarily closed three. He…

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Montenegro: Security and Defense Committee discusses events in Cetinje on September 4th and 5th

The Deputy Prime Minister of Montenegro, Dritan Abazović, assessed at the session of the Committee for Security and Defense of Montenegro that there is no need to make an apocalypse regarding the events in Cetinje, because the result was favorable for Montenegro, although the taste bitter remained Me “In the future, we should all make…

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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…