Montenegro

Markovic’s Goal? Prepare MNE for Full EU Membership By End of MandatePhoto: Vijesti

Markovic’s Goal? Prepare MNE for Full EU Membership By End of Mandate

“‘I am confident that we will lead to the end of our negotiations with the European Union and prepare Montenegro for full membership by the end of the mandate. Our strategic foreign policy goals, therefore, are happening at a good pace and in a way that we have undoubtedly […]

Canada to Sell Montenegro 3 Helicopters

Canada to Sell Montenegro 3 Helicopters

“Last year the Ministry of Defense was more than successful in terms of implementation of goals, said Minister Predrag Boskovic and announced that it will sign a contract in January for the procurement of three new helicopters. He said that 2017 was defined in four key areas – […]

Montenegro WEEKEND ROUNDUP: World Bank Approves $94 million for MNE Reforms; PM Markovic on Official Visit to Kosovo in January, to Press on Border Demarcation

Montenegro WEEKEND ROUNDUP: World Bank Approves $94 million for MNE Reforms; PM Markovic on Official Visit to Kosovo in January, to Press on Border Demarcation

“The World Bank supports a package of reforms to strengthen public finance and financial sector resilience in Montenegro through a€80 million ($94.86 million) guarantee approved today. The reforms are supported through a Policy-Based Guarantee (PBG) – a first in a programmatic series of two operations – which will […]

Darmanovic Expects Greater US Role in Region

Darmanovic Expects Greater US Role in Region

“The United States (US) is aware that the geopolitical circumstances have changed and that there is a serious competition for the region, said the head of the Montenegrin diplomacy (Foreign Minister), Srdjan Darmanovic. He added that he expects more next year the country pay more attention to the […]

American Firm to Distribute Gas in Montenegro

American Firm to Distribute Gas in Montenegro

“The company, Escalera International, which works field of manufacturing and distributing liquefied natural gas (LNG) will establish Escalera Montenegro in January said its president Erkan Icsel. The establishment of the Montenegrin office was announced on LinkedIn, and a statement said that this will continue ‘efforts to bring gas and […]

Mogherini Hosts “Western Balkan Six” PMs – High Goals for 2018Photo: Twitter

Mogherini Hosts “Western Balkan Six” PMs – High Goals for 2018

“Federica Mogherini, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, hosted tonight an informal gathering with the Prime Ministers of the Western Balkans to discuss the situation in the region and in particular the opportunities to advance the region’s European Union integration in 2018. Prime Minister of Albania Edi […]

Markovic – “EU Needs to Send Clear and Encouraging Messages to W. Balkans”Photo: Vijesti

Markovic – “EU Needs to Send Clear and Encouraging Messages to W. Balkans”

“Montegro’s premier Dusko Markovic hosted on Monday, December 18, the Delegation of the European Parliament for Relations with his country, headed by Co-Chairman of the EU-Montenegro Stabilisation and Association Parliamentary Committee (SAPC), David Martin. Reiterating a solid decision of his country about the course Podgorica has chosen and which […]

WEEKEND READ: “Brussels is back into the Balkans, if selectively”Photo: The Guardian

WEEKEND READ: “Brussels is back into the Balkans, if selectively”

“The European Union wants to show it still cares about the Balkans, but not everyone is feeling the love. Brussels has been accused for years of not paying enough attention to the six Western Balkan countries that want to join the bloc. After taking office in 2014, Commission […]