Montenegro

Montenegro Weekend Recap: Nat’l Guard Partnership a Success; Vujanovic Meets Abu Dhabi Crown; Gov’t Invests $86 mln from Chinese Loan; Podgorica-Tehran Air Route Open for Charter

Montenegro Weekend Recap: Nat’l Guard Partnership a Success; Vujanovic Meets Abu Dhabi Crown; Gov’t Invests $86 mln from Chinese Loan; Podgorica-Tehran Air Route Open for Charter

“Seven members of the Maine Army National Guard traveled to Podgorica in November to train alongside Montenegrins during an emergency management preparedness exercise.These Soldiers served as observers, selected for their experience and knowledge in training, general operations, and emergency operations, assisting and evaluating over 15 different agencies, departments […]

US Army: “Partnership Promotes Readiness”

US Army: “Partnership Promotes Readiness”

“Seven members of the Maine Army National Guard traveled to Podgorica in November to train alongside Montenegrins during an emergency management preparedness exercise. These Soldiers served as observers, selected for their experience and knowledge in training, general operations, and emergency operations, assisting and evaluating over 15 different agencies, […]

Darmanovic – Next Elections Shows Relationship With RussiaPhoto: CDM

Darmanovic – Next Elections Shows Relationship With Russia

“The next elections in Montenegro will be an indicator of whether relations are improving with Russia, said Montenegrin Foreign Minister Srdjan Darmanovic. Damanovic said – we will see if the elections will be mixed with multiple parties. He was in Zagreb participating at the international conference ‘NATO Enlargement in […]

Western Balkan MPs in Brussels – We ARE Europe!Photo: European Union

Western Balkan MPs in Brussels – We ARE Europe!

“The Committee on Foreign Affairs of the European Parliament (AFET) had the Interparliamentary Committee Meeting with representatives from the National Parliaments of the Western Balkans today, where they have discussed the perspectives of EU integration and the accession process of the Western Balkans. The meeting was chaired by David […]

PM Markovic Links Economic Growth to NATO MembershipPhoto: Vijesti

PM Markovic Links Economic Growth to NATO Membership

“‘In 2017 Montenegro achieved one of its most important foreign policy priorities – and that is membership in NATO,’ said (Dusko)Markovic, adding that NATO membership for a short time gave unprecedented new opportunities for the growth of the Montenegrin economy and new employment which confirmed that Montenegrin policy […]

First Rabbi Arrives in MontenegroPhoto: Chabad

First Rabbi Arrives in Montenegro

“Montenegro has no synagogue, but that’s about to change. The government gifted the Jewish community with land in central Podgorica several years ago, and construction is slated to start soon. Yet the community isn’t waiting for the synagogue to be built before it hires a rabbi; last month, […]

Montenegro WEEKEND ROUNDUP: EU Financial Support is Vital; Turkey, MNE Hold Economic Meeting; OSCE, Gov’t Provide Housing for Displaced Families; New Flights to Tivat; Gov’t Support in Pljevlja

Montenegro WEEKEND ROUNDUP: EU Financial Support is Vital; Turkey, MNE Hold Economic Meeting; OSCE, Gov’t Provide Housing for Displaced Families; New Flights to Tivat; Gov’t Support in Pljevlja

“The fourth-period meeting of Turkey-Montenegro Joint Economic Committee began in Ankara on Thursday that aims to strengthen economic ties between the two sides. Deputy Prime Minister Recep Akdag and his Montenegrin counterpart Milutin Simovic attended the meeting at Cankaya Palace. Montenegro’s Education Minister Damir Sehovic, Transport Minister Osman […]

Danes and Chinese Partner in Montenegro

Danes and Chinese Partner in Montenegro

“Consulting engineer Cowi has been appointed bridge and tunnel advisor for the Smokovac-Uvac-Matesevo section of Montenegro’s Bar-Boljare highway project. Cowi will advise contractor China Road and Bridge Corporation on the 41km mountainous route which will be 60% bridges and tunnels, including 16 twin tunnel sections, mainly through flysch bedrock. It will offer advanced […]

IMF to Balkans: Reform!

IMF to Balkans: Reform!

“Balkan nations need to develop a legal framework for dealing with bad loans, speed up judicial reforms and improve bankruptcy and insolvency laws to improve their economic prospects, the International Monetary Fund said in report on Monday. The report on six western Balkan nations – Albania, Bosnia, Kosovo, […]

Amb. Delawie Urges Kosovo to Ratify; Demarcation Commission RespondsUS Embassy Kosovo

Amb. Delawie Urges Kosovo to Ratify; Demarcation Commission Responds

The US Embassy in Kosovo has released a statement on November 14, 2017, urging the Kosovo government to ratify the border demarcation and “promote the interests of Kosovo’s citizens in this matter.” “The U.S. Embassy was disappointed by the new border commission’s report to the Assembly Committee on European […]