Montenegro

Montenegrin Foreign Minister Meets Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu, Palestinian LeadersPhoto: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Montenegro

Montenegrin Foreign Minister Meets Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu, Palestinian Leaders

“On Tuesday, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Montenegro, Srđan Darmanović who is on an official visit to Israel, met with the Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, in Jerusalem. Montenegro’s minister shared with the Israeli premier that his country regards the visit as important and […]

Maine Governor in Podgorica

Maine Governor in Podgorica

“Gov. Paul LePage is in Montenegro this week to commemorate a partnership between the Maine National Guard and the young Balkan nation. LePage arrived in Montenegro’s capital, Podgorica, on Sunday night and met Monday with President Milo Djukanovic as well as the country’s prime minister, the minister of […]

Nice view of the town of Perast, Montenegro and bay

Montenegro WEEKEND ROUNDUP: State Department: Montenegro a “Valued Friend”; Speaker of Assembly Says Future of Montenegro Depended on Visions of Leaders; Former President Had Millions in Swiss Bank Accounts; Chinese “Haunt” Montenegro

“On behalf of the President and the people of the United States, I send best wishes and congratulations to Montenegro on your Statehood Day. Montenegro is a valued friend and new NATO partner that is providing significant support to international peacekeeping efforts. Your steady contributions to NATO’s operations […]

WEEKEND READ: Florian Bieber Op-ed “It is time to ditch the Berlin Process”Photo: The Srpska Times

WEEKEND READ: Florian Bieber Op-ed “It is time to ditch the Berlin Process”

“When the Berlin Process was launched five years ago, it was supposed to trigger a new dynamic to regional cooperation and bringing the Western Balkans closer towards the EU. By circumventing formal institutional structures and bringing in all EU members, the process could avoid excessive duplication of existing […]

NATO Summit: Stronger Links With Serbia Good for Everyone

NATO Summit: Stronger Links With Serbia Good for Everyone

“The empowering of the NATO – Serbia relations is good for the Alliance, for Serbia and the region as a whole, NATO leaders have said in a joint statement in Brussels on Wednesday, the Beta news agency reported. They ‘welcomed the constant progress in building up of NATO […]

WB London Summit: Hahn – Balkan states ‘must embrace reform before EU ascension’Photo: RFERL

WB London Summit: Hahn – Balkan states ‘must embrace reform before EU ascension’

“Europeans leaders are becoming ‘more and more impatient’ with the reluctance of west Balkan leaders to accept the necessity of reforms to the rule of law, threatening the chances of them joining the European Union by 2025. The EU commissioner for enlargement, Johannes Hahn, told the summit for the west […]

WB London Summit: Royal Reception for Western Balkan PMs in LondonPhoto: Government of Serbia

WB London Summit: Royal Reception for Western Balkan PMs in London

“Charles, Prince of Wales, threw a reception on Tuesday night for the participants of the European Union-Western Balkans Summit held in London as a part of the Berlin Process, Serbia’s Prime Minister Ana Brnabic’s office said. The reception marked the end of the two-day gathering, the fifth after […]

NATO Supports “Creation of Professional Army of Kosovo”

NATO Supports “Creation of Professional Army of Kosovo”

“NATO’s Deputy Secretary General, Rose Gottemoeller, said the North-Atlantic Alliance supports the creation of Kosovo’s army and added that this process should develop in accordance with the Constitution. ‘It is important for Kosovo to continue with the process of reforms which includes professional security forces. We will continue […]

Stoltenberg Praises Montenegro for Sending NATO Troops to KosovoNATO

Stoltenberg Praises Montenegro for Sending NATO Troops to Kosovo

“NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has said he respects Montenegro’s decision to participate in the KFOR mission in Kosovo. ‘I welcome the decision of Montenegro to contribute to our mission in Kosovo, but I also welcome our close partnership with Serbia. It is absolutely possible for NATO to […]