Montenegro

WEEKEND READ –  Does the West Have a Vision for the Western Balkans?Reuters

WEEKEND READ – Does the West Have a Vision for the Western Balkans?

“Large, burly men sat in the front rows of the parliament building in Banja Luka last December, their bulging muscles revealing elaborate tattoos under their black T-shirts and hoodies. These were the ‘little green men’ of the Balkans — only they were not little and wore black outfits instead of […]

Western Balkan Leaders Attend Digital Summit in SkopjePhoto: RTK

Western Balkan Leaders Attend Digital Summit in Skopje

“The first ever Western Balkans Digital Summit, bringing together Prime Ministers and Ministers responsible for digital agenda from the Western Balkans (WB), EU Berlin Process participants, European Commission (EC), Regional Cooperation Council (RCC), representatives of IT industries and businesses, academia, and youth, opened in Skopje today. The Digital […]

Montenegro Scolded by European Commission

Montenegro Scolded by European Commission

“The European Commission slammed Montenegro for its lack of progress in fight against organised crime in its progress report released on April 17, and said that the country needs to make further progress in most other areas. Montenegro is one of the two most advanced Western Balkan countries […]

Hahn in DW Interview – 2025 is ambitious for Western Balkans to join EUPhoto: RFERL

Hahn in DW Interview – 2025 is ambitious for Western Balkans to join EU

“Tensions in the Western Balkans can only be overcome if all countries in the region join the European Union, says enlargement chief Johannes Hahn. The EU’s door should remain open for Turkey, he told DW. DW: Looking at the new progress reports for the Western Balkans, who are the […]

Mogherini –  Serbia and Montenegro Have Made Good Progressfedericamogherini.net

Mogherini – Serbia and Montenegro Have Made Good Progress

“The Western Balkans is part of Europe and will be part of the European Union (EU), said EU High Representative for Security and Foreign Affairs, Federica Mogherini, assessing that Montenegro and Serbia made the biggest progress from all candidate countries. At a press conference in Strasbourg, where she […]

The OSCE’s Take on the Presidential Elections in MontenegroPhoto: OSCE

The OSCE’s Take on the Presidential Elections in Montenegro

“Fundamental freedoms were respected in the 15 April Montenegro presidential election, although the governing party candidate held an institutional advantage, the international observers concluded in a preliminary statement today. Candidates campaigned freely, and the media provided the contestants with a platform to present their views, but the lack […]

Breakdown by Municipality of Djukanovic’s VictoryPhoto: CDM

Breakdown by Municipality of Djukanovic’s Victory

“Democratic Party of Socialists candidate for the president of Montenegro, Milo Djukanovic, won yesterday’s presidential election with about 70-80% of the votes in Ulcinj, Rozaje, Plav, Gusinje, Petnjica and Andrijevica. He won with more than 50 percent of the votes were in Podgorica, Bijelo Polje, Bar, Tivat, Cetinje, […]

Montenegro WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Djukanovic Wins Presidency; First of Three Helicopters Arrives from Canadian Economic CorporationPhoto: Warnsey's World

Montenegro WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Djukanovic Wins Presidency; First of Three Helicopters Arrives from Canadian Economic Corporation

“Montenegro’s ruling Democratic Party of Socialists has declared party leader Milo Djukanovic the winner of the presidential election. Party official Milos Nikolic said Sunday that ‘Milo Djukanovic is the new president of Montenegro.’ He added that ‘this is a great victory, a historic victory.’ After counting nearly 90 […]