Latest News from Montenegro

Montenegro Accuses Serbia of Blanking Ex-President’s Extradition Demand

Montenegro's Minister of Justice, Human and Minority Rights, Vladimir Leposavic, told Vijesti on Sunday that  the country had received no news from Belgrade about its demand for the extradition of the former president of the State Union of Serbia and Montenegro, Svetozar Marovic.

Several regions and countries removed from red list, including Croatian Adriatic

Ljubljana – The government has changed the list of countries and territories placed in the red zone in terms of the Covid-19 epidemic to exclude, among others, the Croatian Adriatic area, Germany and the Czech Republic. The relevant decree adopted on Thursday will enter into force on Saturday and be valid until 20 June

Women's handball: Minaur Baia Mare applies for wildcard for Champions League

Romania's vice-champion in women's handball, CS Minaur Baia Mare, has requested a wildcard for the next season of the Champions League, according to the club's official website. Romania could thus have two teams in the strongest European interclub competition, considering that CSM Bucharest, the national champion, is one of the teams that will play in the League groups.

The highway to be finished by the end of 2021 if there are no disputes

This was announced in the show ABS on the Television of Montenegro (TVCG) by the Deputy Head of Construction Supervision on that project, Jovan Ivanovi.
He said that he expects that in the period of favorable weather conditions for construction, the dynamics of works will improve, in order to achieve progress in the field, reports the Investor.

Handful of new guidelines for entry into Greece announced on Friday

A health ministry-affiliated 'blue-chip' panel of epidemiologists and public health experts recommended - and the Greek government enacted - a series of changes dealing with arrivals to the country, as the summer season begins to pick up.

Specifically, the changes, as of Monday, June 7, include an obligation for a Covid-19 test to be conducted on persons over the age of six.

Serbia Tries Bosnian Serb for Murdering Married Couple

The trial of Danko Vladicic, a Bosnian Serb who is accused of the murders of Bosniak civilians Ramo and Tima Vranjaca at their home near Foca on August 18, 1992, opened at Belgrade Higher Court on Thursday.

Serbia’s Vucic Wants to Control the Montenegrin Govt. It May Backfire

Successive governments under the control of current President Milo Djukanovic signed similar agreements with smaller religious communities in the country (Catholic, Islamic and Jewish), but not with the SOC, with which it developed an increasingly confrontational relationship in the last decade.

Ruling Majority Rows Put Montenegrin Budget on Hold

Montenegrin Prime Minister Zdravko Krivokapic in parliament in Podgorica. Photo: Parliament of Montenegro

The budget legislation was sent to parliament on March 31, but the voting was put on hold as the largest ruling majority bloc, For the Future of Montenegro, called Prime Minister Zdravko Krivokapic for negotiations on Government reconstruction.

Montenegro Urged to Compensate Human Trafficking Victims

Illustration. Photo: EPA/MLADEN ANTONOV

"The victims of trafficking are not given compensation, they should receive compensation for the damage done to them," Petya Nestorova, Executive Secretary of the Council of Europe's Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings, told BIRN.

Air Montenegro to launch flights to Ljubljana in June

Ljubljana – Air Montenegro, Montenegro’s new flag carrier, will start operating scheduled flights between Tivat and Ljubljana on 29 June, the Serbian press agency Tanjug has reported, citing the Montenegrin public broadcaster RTCG.

Montenegro Football Fans Criticised for Anti-Albanian Chants

Buducnost Podgorica fans, known as the Barbarians, at their home stadium. Photo: FK Buducnost Podgorica.

Genci Nimanbegu, an ethnic Albanian MP, urged the authorities to punish Buducnost Podgorica in a bid to halt the increase of hate speech in public.