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Montenegrin Journalist to Be Retried Again for Drug Trafficking

Montenegrin investigative journalist Jovo Martinovic (centre) going to court in Podgorica. Photo: BIRN/Samir Kajosevic

"The decision has been made and at the beginning of next week, [the case] will be returned to the lower court," the Supreme Court told daily newspaper Vijesti.

Vučić: "I'm coming to Montenegro"

President of Serbia, Aleksandar Vui, said that he would come to Montenegro, adding that the two countries should reset their mutual relations...
Vui pointed out that Serbia and Montenegro have no one closer than each other.

Montenegro Sued for Discrimination Against Same-Sex Couples

Montenegro Pride participants with a giant rainbow flag in Podgorica. Photo: BIRN/Samir Kajosevic

LGBT Forum Progress's executive director, John Barac, said that Montenegro has failed to make legal changes to allow Montenegrins in same-sex partnerships to register their marriages in their home country.

Vučić from Ohrid: "When we are together, we are much stronger" PHOTO / VIDEO

The summit is attended by Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic, prime ministers of North Macedonia and Albania, Dimitar Kovacevski and Edi Rama, as well as officials from Montenegro and Bosnia-Herzegovina.
President Vucic said that he had meetings with representatives of countries that are not yet official members of the Open Balkans.

Vučić will attend the Open Balkans Summit in Ohrid today and tomorrow

A two-day summit of the regional initiative Open Balkans begins today in Ohrid, to be attended by Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic, Prime Ministers of North Macedonia and Albania Dimitar Kovacevski and Edi Rama, as well as officials from Montenegro and Bosnia-Herzegovina.

"Serbia to focus"

The State Department said on the occasion of the decision of Montenegro, Bulgaria and North Macedonia not to allow the overflight of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov's plane on the way to Belgrade, that they, as sovereign states, "made sovereign decisions on airspace, reflecting Europe's determination to hold Russia "accountable" for the attack on Ukraine.

Lavrov called the Closure of Airspace for his Plane by NATO Countries “Scandalous”

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov today described as "unprecedented" the closure of the airspace for his plane by three Eastern European countries, which prevented him from visiting Serbia, BTA reported.

"Something unprecedented has happened," Lavrov told a news conference, criticizing the move as "scandalous".

Vučić confirmed: Cancelled PHOTO

It should be recalled that Aleksandar Vui met today with the Russian Ambassador Alexander Botsan Kharchenko, and official confirmation was awaited from him that the visit of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia, Sergey Lavrov, to Serbia was cancelled.

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