Montenegro

Newsletter 1/17/2019: Putin’s Agenda Includes Greater Balkans. Putin Assassination Plot Foiled. Kolinda Visits Erdogan in Turkey. Ivanovic Assassination 1 Year Anniversary.

Newsletter 1/17/2019: Putin’s Agenda Includes Greater Balkans. Putin Assassination Plot Foiled. Kolinda Visits Erdogan in Turkey. Ivanovic Assassination 1 Year Anniversary.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY WEEKEND READ: “Want to Cultivate a Liberal European Islam? Look to Bosnia.” by Riada Asimovic Akyol for The Atlantic:”When French President Emmanuel Macron said last summer that he would create a new “framework and rules” for Islamic institutions in France, he […]

Nice view of the town of Perast, Montenegro and bay

Montenegro WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Montenegro Invests in Council of Europe; Ministry of Defense to Increase Spending on Equipment; Which Political Party Did Russian Oligarch Oleg Deripaska Support in the 2016 Elections?

“The government of Montenegro has made a voluntary contribution of €6,000 to support the Internet platform to promote the protection of journalism and safety of journalists and the work of the Group of States against Corruption (GRECO). The agreements were signed on 19 December 2018 by Ambassador Božidarka […]

Western Balkans Leaders Meet EU OfficialsPhoto: Twitter

Western Balkans Leaders Meet EU Officials

“European Union (EU) High Representative Federica Mogherini said on Wednesday the Western Balkans leaders were united in supporting the Skopje – Athens agreement on a new name for the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and the Belgrade – Pristina dialogue on normalisation of relations, the Beta news agency […]

NATO to “Re-examine Level of Engagement” in Kosovo

NATO to “Re-examine Level of Engagement” in Kosovo

“The NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg had a phone call today with Mr Ramush Haradinaj of Kosovo. He informed Mr Haradinaj that the North Atlantic Council had an initial discussion on the recently adopted laws on the transition of the Kosovo Security Force (KSF). The Secretary General informed […]

Montenegro Adopts Defense Strategy Fully In-line With NATONATO

Montenegro Adopts Defense Strategy Fully In-line With NATO

“The Montenegrin Parliament has adopted itsNational Security Strategy, which, as reported, is a key document in this area fully aligned with the NATO Strategy. Defense Minister Predrag Boskovic said that the main reason for changing the key strategic document is Montenegro’s membership in NATO, on June 5 last […]