Montenegro

Darmanovic Off to Brussels for NATO Meetings

Darmanovic Off to Brussels for NATO Meetings

“(Montenegrin) Foreign Minister Srdjan Darmanovic will participate in meetings of foreign ministers of NATO in Brussels over the next two days. Montenegro will participate in meetings of the Alliance for the first time as a member, after joining NATO on June 5. The ministers will discuss the most current and […]

Wizz Air Podgorica ExpansionAirline Inform

Wizz Air Podgorica Expansion

“Reflecting customer demand, Wizz Air has announced 15 new Polish and Ukrainian routes, which will connect Katowice with Porto, Munich, Lviv, Kharkiv, Malaga, Faro, Podgorica; Gdansk with Lviv; Warsaw with Podgorica and Poznan with Dortmund from March 2018. ‘We expect to deliver 30 million passengers in 2018, as […]

What Is Balkan News Saying About the Atlantic Council Event?Photo: Atlantic Council

What Is Balkan News Saying About the Atlantic Council Event?

What a busy day it was for us at Balkan Insider at the Atlantic Council event “A Coming Storm? Shaping a Balkan Future in an Era of Uncertainty.” We live tweeted the event from our Twitter, @Balkan_Insider and now we are here to compile a list of local […]

FM Darmanovic Meets With Assistant Sec. of State for Europe and Eurasia and Senator Christopher Murphy (D-CT)Photo: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Montenegro

FM Darmanovic Meets With Assistant Sec. of State for Europe and Eurasia and Senator Christopher Murphy (D-CT)

According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Montenegro, Foreign Minister Srdjan Darmanovic has met with Assistant Secretary of State for Europe and Eurasia, Wes Mitchell, and Senator Christopher Murphy (D-CT). “Mitchell congratulated the Government for the very dedicated work and efforts that resulted in membership in NATO, […]

Did Ramzan Kadyrov Have Hand in Montenegro Coup Attempt?

Did Ramzan Kadyrov Have Hand in Montenegro Coup Attempt?

“Ramzan Kadyrov, the strongman leader of Russia’s Chechnya republic, has been accused of inciting Muslim leaders in Montenegro to help stage a Russia-backed coup to prevent Nato membership. MPs Milan Knezevic and Andrija Mandic from Montenegro’s pro-Russian Democratic Front opposition bloc and several Serbians are on trial for […]

Tillerson Talks Balkans: “Bloodlines should no longer be battle lines”Photo: cnn.com

Tillerson Talks Balkans: “Bloodlines should no longer be battle lines”

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spoke about the Balkans in his address on Tuesday at the Wilson Center. He spoke about US support for Croatia’s Krk Island Project, and further spoke about continued US support to the Balkans. “The United States recognizes the fragility of the Balkans and […]

Montenegro’s Local Elections “Polarizing” the Country

Montenegro’s Local Elections “Polarizing” the Country

“In the local elections held on Sunday, November 26, in four Montenegrin municipalities, the Democratic Party of Socialists (DPS) won the most seats. Whereas Djukanovic’s DPS will rule alone in the next four-year period in Mojkovac and Petnjica, it will have to seek for a coalition partner in […]

Ministers of Foreign Affairs Descend on Washington, DCPhoto: Atlantic Council

Ministers of Foreign Affairs Descend on Washington, DC

While Balkan Prime Ministers are in Budapest, the Atlantic Council’s event on Wednesday, A Coming Storm? Shaping a Balkan Future in an Era of Uncertainty will see Balkan Foreign Ministers descend on Washington, D.C. for the one day event. The following Ministers of Foreign Affairs are confirmed and […]

Biggest Winner at 16 +1 Central and Eastern European Summit is…..China, of coursePhoto: Lonely Planet

Biggest Winner at 16 +1 Central and Eastern European Summit is…..China, of course

Bosnia – Chairman of the Council of Ministers Denis Zvizdic is in attendance. What was done? Memorandum of Understanding on the implementation of the Mine and Thermal Power plant in Kamengrad, Sanski Most worth around capital of around 500 million euros ($595 million) with China Energy Group. Read more […]