“Montenegrin police arrested Nebojsa Medojevic, a lawmaker and a prominent opposition leader, on Friday after a high court ordered he serve a two-month jail sentence passed in March for refusing to testify about high-level corruption.

Medojevic, an outspoken critic of long-serving President Milo Djukanovic and his Democratic Party of Socialists, was seized as he left parliament, a political ally said.” (US News and World Report)


“Over a dozen global airport operators are interested in the thirty-year concession of Podgorica and Tivat airports, Montenegro’s Minister for Transport and Maritime Affairs, Osman Nurković, has said. The future concessionaire will be obligated to make a minimum one-off payment of 100 million euros to the Montenegrin government and will be required to invest at least 85 million euros into the two airports, which are being offered to investors as part of a single package. The yearly concession fee will total 10% of gross annual income. ‘We have drafted the concession agreement, which is to be adopted by the cabinet shortly, after which we will commence tender procedures. We anticipate strong interest from investors.'” (Ex-Yu Aviation)


“Montenegro has hosted a two-day meeting of Western Balkans Six (WB6) Ministers of Foreign Affairs in the city of Budva.Western Balkans Six is a regional initiative of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Kosovo, Macedonia and Serbia, formed with the aim of mutual and strengthened action, as well as more intensive cooperation.” (EWB)