“The European Commissioner for Enlargement, Johannes Hahn, visited the capital of Montenegro today, where he arrived with good news.
‘The EU enlargement strategy clearly identifies Montenegro as a country very close to accession. For the first time there was a dateline and instruments for turning their strategic objective into reality’, Hahn said.” (Top-Channel)
“European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will launch a Balkan tour at the end of February to present an enlargement strategy for countries in the region.
He will be the second high-ranking EU official to visit the region, following Johannes Hahn‘s enlargement commissioner.
Deputy Prime Minister of Macedonia in charge of European affairs Bujar Osmani said that Juncker will start a Balkan tour in Skopje on February 25th.” (translated from Vijesti)
(President of Montenegro Parliament, Ivan) Brajovic met with the President of the Helsinki Commission, Senator Roger Wicker, Executive Director of the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) John Hamre and President of the German Marshall Fund of the United States, Karen Donfried.
The Transatlantic Alliance was once again in the focus of attention of the United States, which was also a call for waking up and raising awareness about the need for their stronger presence in the region, was assessed by the Speaker of the Assembly, Ivan Brajović, with US officials.
As announced in the Assembly, her delegation held numerous meetings on the second day of her stay in the United States on the eve of the Prayer Breakfast in Washington.” (translated from Vijesti)