Montenegro

Kosovo WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Haradinaj Still has Interpol Red Warrant, Gov’t to Finance Kumanovo Militants’ Families, 2 Month Deadline for Border Demarcation, IMF: Economic Model UnsustainablePhoto: Kosovadiaspora.com

Kosovo WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Haradinaj Still has Interpol Red Warrant, Gov’t to Finance Kumanovo Militants’ Families, 2 Month Deadline for Border Demarcation, IMF: Economic Model Unsustainable

“Kosovo accused Serbia of undermining a European Union-sponsored dialogue between the two countries by refusing to withdraw an international arrest warrant for Kosovo’s prime minister. Tensions between the states heightened early this year after Ramush Haradinaj, a former Kosovar guerilla leader who in September took over as prime […]

Montenegro WEEKEND ROUNDUP: FM Darmanvic in Skopje: Relations Excellent, Deported to MNE After 30 Years in America, Orthodox Church Calls for Releasing Coup SuspectsVolodymyr/123RF/Budva

Montenegro WEEKEND ROUNDUP: FM Darmanvic in Skopje: Relations Excellent, Deported to MNE After 30 Years in America, Orthodox Church Calls for Releasing Coup Suspects

“‘There are no outstanding issues between Montenegro and the Republic of Macedonia. Relations between the two countries are an example of excellent cooperation in the region,’ Foreign Minister of Montenegro Srdjan Darmanovic and his Macedonian counterpart Nikola Dimitrov agreed at today’s meeting in Skopje. Darmanovic pointed out that […]

Swiss Amb to Kosovo – Fulfill Conditions for Visa LiberalizationPhoto: Ministry of Economic Development of Kosovo

Swiss Amb to Kosovo – Fulfill Conditions for Visa Liberalization

“The European Union (EU) will not deviate from the agreement on the demarcation that Montenegro and Kosovo have signed. The Kosovo government has to fulfill all conditions in order to obtain visa liberalization, said the Swiss Ambassador in Pristina, Jean Hubert Lebet. He considers that the conditions set […]

US Embassy in MNE Donates Equipment to Border PolicePhoto: US Embassy Montenegro

US Embassy in MNE Donates Equipment to Border Police

“On November 7, 2017 the EXBS Program (Export Control and Related Border Security Program), US Embassy Podgorica, donated inspection and detection equipment to the Montenegrin Border Police. This specialized equipment consisted of a  portable X-Ray inspection system, two thermal imager cameras, six video scopes, two all-terrain vehicle (ATV) […]

Juncker – Serbia, Montenegro in EU Before 2025; Bulgaria in EurozonePhoto: The Independent

Juncker – Serbia, Montenegro in EU Before 2025; Bulgaria in Eurozone

“‘I think that Serbia and Montenegro will become EU members before 2025,’ European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker replied to Tanjug’s question about “EU’s intentions that should be presented in the strategy for the successful accession of Serbia and Montenegro to the European Union” that he recently announced in a […]

What’s Holding Up MNE-KOS Border Demarcation?

What’s Holding Up MNE-KOS Border Demarcation?

The border demarcation between the two countries is a done deal for one of them, Montenegro. Its parliament has already ratified the 2015 agreement and awaits Kosovo’s parliament to do the same. Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj has called for ‘international arbitration solution for the demarcation of the […]

Stoltberg: No NATO Bases in MNE Until InvitationRFERL/Reuters

Stoltberg: No NATO Bases in MNE Until Invitation

“There will be no base in Montenegro without the consent of the state itself, said NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg. ‘”There will be no NATO activities, there will be no NATO base, and there will not be NATO facilities in any way in Montenegro without the consent of […]

What do MNE and the US Have in Common? Russian Meddling in ElectionsEuropean Western Balkans/2BS Forum

What do MNE and the US Have in Common? Russian Meddling in Elections

“The US State Department’s Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defence Laura Cooper said that Montenegro could expect continued support from and presence of the USA in the region. However, she said it was no longer just support but a partnership, since Montenegro was now USA’s NATO ally. ‘The fact […]