“Montenegro will open the remaining three of the 33 negotiating chapters with the European Union by the end of the year, and in the next four years will complete the negotiation process, and by 2025 it will become a full member of the EU, PM Dusko Markovic, the prime minister and the deputy chairman of the DPS, said.
The European Commission has just presented the report on Montenegro, with a general assessment that progress has been made, but it has made clear criticism of the results in the fight against corruption and organized crime, media freedom and independence and professionalism of the judiciary.
Prime Minister Markovic said that Montenegro remains committed to the realization of its European agenda and that, with the opening of the remaining three chapters, striving to “fill the provisional benchmarks for chapters 23 and 24 by the end of the year will get a positive assessment of the fulfillment of these benchmarks and get the closing benchmarks the two key chapters that are the basis of our entire negotiation process. ”
“I am convinced that Montenegro will conclude the negotiation process for three to four years, begin formalizing its EU membership and this process will end by 2025, no matter what the EU is thinking about, and no matter how they warned us of the potentials of the administration and each other which we have, “Markovic said, opening a business forum for Western Balkans’ European integration, the impact on economy and business development in Tivtu.” (translated from Vijesti)