Montenegro

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 […]

International Energy Summit in PodgoricaWorld

International Energy Summit in Podgorica

“The International Summit and Exhibition Hydropower Balkans 2017 will on Wednesday open in Podgorica, Montenegro, where executives of energy companies, representatives of ministries and financial institutions, service providers and equipment suppliers will until November 17 discuss construction and reconstruction of hydroelectric power plants in the region. On the […]

Erlang Wins Contract for Cetinje, MNE Stadiumcetinje.me

Erlang Wins Contract for Cetinje, MNE Stadium

“At the tender of the Directorate of Public Works for the construction of a football (soccer) stadium in Cetinje, the decision of choosing the company called Erlang is the only correct one. There have been no appeals so there is no interference to the construction contract that will be […]

Kosovo WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Haradinaj Still has Interpol Red Warrant, Gov’t to Finance Kumanovo Militants’ Families, 2 Month Deadline for Border Demarcation, IMF: Economic Model UnsustainablePhoto: Kosovadiaspora.com

Kosovo WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Haradinaj Still has Interpol Red Warrant, Gov’t to Finance Kumanovo Militants’ Families, 2 Month Deadline for Border Demarcation, IMF: Economic Model Unsustainable

“Kosovo accused Serbia of undermining a European Union-sponsored dialogue between the two countries by refusing to withdraw an international arrest warrant for Kosovo’s prime minister. Tensions between the states heightened early this year after Ramush Haradinaj, a former Kosovar guerilla leader who in September took over as prime […]

Montenegro WEEKEND ROUNDUP: FM Darmanvic in Skopje: Relations Excellent, Deported to MNE After 30 Years in America, Orthodox Church Calls for Releasing Coup SuspectsVolodymyr/123RF/Budva

Montenegro WEEKEND ROUNDUP: FM Darmanvic in Skopje: Relations Excellent, Deported to MNE After 30 Years in America, Orthodox Church Calls for Releasing Coup Suspects

“‘There are no outstanding issues between Montenegro and the Republic of Macedonia. Relations between the two countries are an example of excellent cooperation in the region,’ Foreign Minister of Montenegro Srdjan Darmanovic and his Macedonian counterpart Nikola Dimitrov agreed at today’s meeting in Skopje. Darmanovic pointed out that […]

Swiss Amb to Kosovo – Fulfill Conditions for Visa LiberalizationPhoto: Ministry of Economic Development of Kosovo

Swiss Amb to Kosovo – Fulfill Conditions for Visa Liberalization

“The European Union (EU) will not deviate from the agreement on the demarcation that Montenegro and Kosovo have signed. The Kosovo government has to fulfill all conditions in order to obtain visa liberalization, said the Swiss Ambassador in Pristina, Jean Hubert Lebet. He considers that the conditions set […]