Latest News from Montenegro
Djordje Djurisic, the legal representative of the Karadjordjevic family in Montenegro, said on Tuesday that the descendants of the former Yugoslav royals were taking court action after a deadline passed for the government’s restitution commission to respond to their plea for their property to be returned.
BELGRADE - Patriarch Irinej of the Serbian Orthodox Church on Wednesday sent his Easter message to all Christians and said that he is particularly praying for the brothers and sisters in the Middle East and Ukraine, with the wish that his prayer and the Easter holidays enlighten the minds of hate-mongers against the Holy Orthodoxy.
Russia's Foreign Ministry on Monday expressed “deep disappointment” about Milo Djukanovic's recent "hostile statements at the expense of Russia".
BELGRADE - The 69th anniversary of the breakthrough of the Axis lines on the Syrmian Front and the final battles for Yugoslavia's liberation from Nazi occupation in World War II was marked in Adasevci near Sid, northwestern Serbia.
Serbian Prime Minister Ivica Dacic laid a wreath on the behalf of the government at the Syrmian Front memorial and paid tribute to the victims.
Only Serbia and Montenegro could join EU "as package"
VIENNA -- Belgrade is against a joint EU entry of all Western Balkan countries "as a package," says Serbia's chief negotiator in EU talks, Tanja Miščević.
"The only such package possible is one that would include Montenegro besides Serbia," she said on Friday.
BELGRADE - The works on the construction of the motorway through Western Serbia are being conducted at the planned tempo and the works on certain sections should be completed in 2016, while the entire motorway should be finished by the end of 2017, Serbian Minister of Construction and Urbanism Velimir Ilic told Tanjug on Friday.
"Montenegro has achieved progress in pursuing reforms and standards within the integration processes, particularly in the field of security, rule of law and strengthening of the public support for NATO integration," Biden said on Tuesday after meeting Montenegro's Prime Minister, Milo Djukanovic.
CHICAGO/BELGRADE - The book authored by Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral entitled 'Letopis novog kosovskog raspeca' (Chronicles of the renewed crucifiction of Kosovo) in the English language was presented in Chicago and the first copies will be sent to a number of US officials so that they could find out about the Serbian account of the events.
BOGOTA - Serbian tennis player Jelena Jankovic and Danka Kovinic of Montenegro lost to Elitsa Kostova (Bulgaria) and Chieh Yu Hsu (U.S.) 1-6, 6-3, 10-6 in a first-round doubles match on Wednesday.
In the singles category, Jankovic is defending the title. She has been seeded first, and will take on Mathilde Johansson of France in a first-round match on Wednesday evening.