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Montenegro: Krivokapić will not travel to Cetinje on 5 September

The Prime Minister of Montenegro, Zdravko Krivokapić, said that he will not be in Cetinje on Monday, September 5th, when the coronation of Metropolitan Joanikije of Montenegro and Litoral will take place in the Cetinje Monastery. There will be no ban on enthronement, Krivokapić said on Twitter. “I will not go to Cetinje for no…

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Montenegro: More than 1,500 kg of cocaine were seized

Montenegrin police found 1,205 packages of cocaine in a warehouse in Zeta and arrested two people. According to unofficial information, the total weight of the seized drugs is over 1,500 kilograms, which is the largest single seizure ever in Montenegro. Police issued a brief statement saying the drugs were seized at a location in a…

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Montenegro: OSCE Mission Supports Victims of Domestic Violence

The OSCE Mission to Montenegro has supported the NGO Safe House of Women to increase its shelter capacity for survivors of domestic and gender-based violence by providing a prefabricated house in June 2021. Most recently, Siv-Katrine Leirtroe, Acting Head of Mission, visited the shelter. State authorities and relevant NGOs reported an increase in the number…

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Montenegro: Abazović visited ANB and stressed that there is no foreign army in the country

Deputy Prime Minister Dritan Abazović visited the National Security Agency (NSA) on Wednesday, where he met with Director Dejan Vukšić and his associates. ANB fully protects the national interests of Montenegro and has the active support of the Government for all its activities. I have exchanged views with Director Vukšić on all the security challenges…

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Montenegro: The United States is concerned about the situation

The United States (US) has expressed “concern over the sharpening of rhetoric” regarding the coronation of the Metropolitan of the Serbian Orthodox Church Joanikije in Cetinje and called on everyone in Montenegro to work to defuse tensions. “We encourage the Montenegrin authorities and the Montenegrin and Lithuanian Metropolitan Diocese of the Serbian Orthodox Church to…

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Montenegro: The National Security Council concluded that the situation in the country is stable

Montenegro’s National Security Council, chaired by Prime Minister Zdravko Krivokapić, held its second session today, in which the current security situation was comprehensively analyzed. It was concluded at the hearing that the situation is orderly, stable and peaceful. Representatives of the intelligence and security sector briefed members of the National Security Council on security risk…

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Montenegro: The tourist season is much better than last year

This tourist season is incomparably better than last year, said the president of the Association of Tourist Agencies of Montenegro, Orhan Hodžić, in the morning program of TV Montenegro. He believes that the Montenegrin national airline has become operational in a short time and has followed the serious tourist season in the right way. Hodhii…

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Montenegro: The name of the winter pool sparked an interstate dispute

The Croatian Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs condemned the decision of the Kotor City Assembly to name the public winter swimming pool in that town “Zoran Džimi Gopčević”, who was said to be the guardian of the infamous camp, the Hina agency reported. “It is extremely unacceptable for the public facility to be named…

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Montenegro will not accept refugees from Afghanistan

The Montenegrin Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced today that joining the statement of about 100 countries published by the State Department, Montenegro was not forced to temporarily accept the people of Afghanistan who helped the allied forces, as such an obligation does not provided for by this statement. “According to the statement, Montenegro supported the…

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The presence of the coronavirus delta type in Montenegro has been confirmed

The presence of the SARS-CoV-2 delta species has been confirmed in Montenegro, the Institute of Public Health (IPH) announced. “IPH, in cooperation with the WHO, monitored the situation regarding the SARS-CoV-2 delta type and, together with the existing strategy, identified a number of key activities and preparedness levels for critical variants of SARS-CoV-2, in “in…

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Montenegro: The proclaimed enthronement of Metropolitan Joanikije still causes tensions

To maintain civil peace, the Social Democratic Party of Montenegro (SDP) proposed to the Assembly of the capital Cetinje to call on the organizers to renounce the announced coronation of the Serbian Orthodox Church (MCP) Joanikije on September 4th at the Cetinje Monastery. SDP Cetinje presented to the parliamentary procedure the proposal of the Conclusions…

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Montenegro: Arrests for assassinations and planned attacks

Officers of the Special Police Department arrested today in several places in Podgorica, Bar, Kotor and Danilovgrad five members of the “jkaljari clan” – DB and ZP from Podgorica, MB from Danilovgrad, NK from Berane and DD from Kotor, according to media in Mal Zi. The detainees are suspected of being members of an organized…

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Montenegro: Medojevic criticizes contract with Turkey

Turkey will provide consular assistance to Montenegrin citizens traveling or residing in 25 countries where Montenegro has no diplomatic and consular missions since August 7, after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan approved a bilateral agreement Friday, the president of the Movement for Change ( PzP) one of the leaders of the Democratic Front and former…

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Montenegro: DF requests registration to be done this year

The Democratic Front (DF) believes that not registering until the end of the year would be directed directly against the Serb people in Montenegro, and adds that if there is no registration, there will be no government. Reacting to Prime Minister Zdravko Krivokapić’s statement that the census will be difficult this year because it requires…

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Montenegro: Krivokapic denied establishing the party on August 28th

Montenegrin Prime Minister Zdravko Krivokapić said he would not find a new party on August 28th, as reported by some media and members of the ruling majority. “I claim it will not be August 28, as planned by certain media and political analysts, as well as, in my opinion, spent politicians, who spin certain lies…

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Montenegro: Works at the Kličevo transformer station are nearing completion

The Montenegrin electricity distribution system (CEDIS) is nearing completion of works worth 1.45m euros to replace a 10kV plant at the 110/10 kV Kličevo substation. “Completion of this project means a direct improvement in the stability and quality of electricity supply for about eight thousand users in the old part of Niksic, as well as…

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Montenegro: The Delta-type virus will become dominant

The epidemiologist of the Institute of Public Health (IPH) Milko Joksimović said that there is no doubt that the delta type of coronavirus will soon become dominant in Montenegro, as is the case with all countries in which it is registered. He says they still do not have an official confirmation of his presence in…

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Montenegro: Becic appoints new Prosecutorial Council

The Speaker of the Assembly, Aleksa Bečić, appointed a new Prosecutorial Council (TS), which, as announced by his cabinet, ended the term of the current Council. “I have just appointed a new TS. In that way, in accordance with Article 184b of the Law on State Prosecution, the mandate of the previous TS ended automatically,”…