Latest News from Montenegro

Cooperation with Montenegro in context of EU accession

BELGRADE - The Serbian government adopted at its Thursday session the bill to ratify the agreement on cooperation signed by the Serbian government and the government of Montenegro in the context of EU accession.

Research: 70 percent of Serbian citizens travel abroad

BELGRADE - Around 70 percent of Serbian citizens will travel abroad for various reasons this year, and in most cases the destination will be Greece, survey conducted by MasterCard company shows.

According to the survey, 69.4 percent of Serbian citizens will travel abroad in order to visit their family and friends, for work, education or vacation purposes.

Djokovic to Marry in Montenegro Luxury Resort

After claiming his second Wimbledon title on Sunday, tennis star Djokovic is set to marry his fiancée Jelena Ristic on Thursday at a glittering wedding ceremony near Budva, Montenegro, including around 140 guests.

Djokovic and Ristic arrived in Montenegro on Tuesday by private plane for what media in Serbia and Montenegro are already calling "the wedding  of the century".

EXIT Festival Promises Energy and Adventure

The annual EXIT festival returns to the historic Petrovaradin Fortress on July 10 in Novi Sad with stars like the Pet Shop Boys, Damon Albarn and Skrillex topping a diverse bill.

Jump in Asylum Requests From Serbia in 2013

Serbian media sources reported on Wednesday that 22,500 Serbian citizens applied for asylum in EU countries in 2013 a 17-per-cent increase on the figure for 2012.

Ivan Gerginov, Serbia’s assistant commissioner for refugees and migration, said the hike would not affect Serbia’s visa-free regime with the EU Schengen area.

EU commissioner in "surprise visit" to Belgrade

EU commissioner in "surprise visit" to Belgrade

BELGRADE -- EU Enlargement Commissioner Stefan Fule will arrive here on Wednesday evening, and his visit will be unofficial, B92 has learned.

Fule will stop in Belgrade on his way to Kotor, Montenegro, where an informal meeting of Western Balkans foreign ministers will be held on Thursday.

Dacic to attend foreign ministers' meeting in Kotor

BELGRADE - Serbia's First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ivica Dacic will participate in the Informal meeting of the Western Balkans Foreign Ministers in Kotor, Montenegro, on Thursday.

Tourist visits: More international, fewer domestic tourists

BELGRADE – From January to May this year, Serbia saw a total of 786,333 tourist visits, down four percent from 2013, a result of the number of domestic tourist visits decreasing despite a larger number of foreigners arriving, data from the Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia shows.

All is set to kick off EXIT

NOVI SAD - Everything is ready for EXIT, a Top 10 European music festival kicking off on Thursday, as campers are arriving at Exit Village and host city Novi Sad is crowding with foreign tourists.

EXIT will stage a Warm-Up Party in Novi Sad’s Liberty Square, with Bajaga i Instruktori and Positive Vibration Movement performing Tuesday and Marcelo i Iskaz and Lollobrigida the next day.

Italy: EU enlargement strategic priority

Italy: EU enlargement strategic priority

BRUSSELS -- EU enlargement to the Western Balkan countries and Turkey is among Italy's strategic priorities during its EU presidency.

This is contained in a document presenting the country's program that was published in Brussels on Thursday.

Italy: EU enlargement-strategic priority

BRUSSELS - EU enlargement to the Western Balkan countries and Turkey is among Italy's strategic priorities during its EU Presidency, reads the document presenting the country's program that was published in Brussels on Thursday.

Montenegro Opposition Demands Controversial Serb’s Deportation

The Democratic Front on Thursday urged the Montenegrin Interior Ministry to revoke Popovic’s temporary residence permit because he "participated in the monstrous campaign of discrediting" leading human rights activist Vanja Calovic.

FM signs book of condolences for Montenegrin official

FM signs book of condolences for Montenegrin official

BELGRADE -- Ivica Dačić signed on Thursday the book of condolences opened at the Montenegrin embassy in Belgrade following the death of Željko Šturanović.

OSCE Condemns Montenegro Tabloid Sex Claims

Mijatovic on Wednesday expressed disgust about the tabloid’s allegations that Calovic, the director of an influential Montenegrin NGO and a prominent government critic, had sexual relations with her two dogs.

"I hope we will hear the condemnation of such journalism, if we can call it journalism. As a person, as a woman, I am appalled," Mijatovic said.

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