“Montenegrin Prime Minister Dusko Markovic spoke on the sideline of the To Be Secure Forum in Budva with Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Matthew Palmer, the government said.

The main topic of the meeting was the European perspective of Montenegro and the region and the overall progress of our country in the reform processes.

‘The interlocutors assessed that our country has retained a leadership position in the Western Balkans with its commitment to dedication, and the consensus that the priority is a further improvement in the field of rule of law, which means, first and foremost, results in the fight against organized crime and the protection of the freedom of the media. There are steps that the government has undertaken and plans to take.He said that for the overall improvement of the media scene, which will include the maximum contribution of the government within its competence, is that it is necessary to work within the media community on professionalization and further improvement of the level of media content, first through the process of effective media self-regulation,’ it was announced.” (translated from Vijesti)