Latest News from Montenegro
The Montenegrin Prime Minister, Milo Djukanovic, will meet US Vice-President Joseph Biden during a three-day visit to Washington in March, focusing on the country’s NATO ambitions.
According to the media, Djukanovic and Biden will discuss Montenegro’s aspirations to become a full member of the Atlantic Alliance at the upcoming summit scheduled for September in Wales in the UK.
PODGORICA - The Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) celebrated in Podgorica nine centuries of the birth of Stefan Nemanja, the founder of the Nemanjic dynasty.
Stefan Nemanja is the founder of the powerful Serbian country in the middle ages and SPC celebrates him as Saint Simeon the Myrrh-streaming.
BELGRADE - Serbian Minister of Foreign and Internal Trade and Telecommunications Ministar Rasim Ljajic and Montenegrin Minister of Sustainable Development and Tourism Branimir Gvozdenovic agreed Friday that there is a great potential in two countries’ businessmen to accessing third markets together.
CANCUN - Serbia's national water polo team will compete at the FINA Water Polo World Cup in Kazakhstan this summer in the Group A with Montenegro, the U.S. and South Africa, the draw in Cancun decided on Friday.
Group B comprises Croatia, Hungary, Australia and Kazakhstan.
FINA World Cup will be held in Almaty from August 19 to 24.
Women to assume greater role in Balkan militaries
Military officials said they are working to attract, employ and retain women more effectively.
Serbian servicewomen assemble AK-47 assault rifles at the Sombor barracks. Serbia has instituted a 20 percent quota for women at its military academy in Belgrade. [AFP]
"Dialogue has to be continued, results implemented"
BELGRADE -- After elections on March 16, "Serbia must continue reforms and the dialogue with Priština with renewed vigor and implement the results of the dialogue."
This is what Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz has told the Belgrade-daily Danas in an interview ahead of his visit here on Wednesday.
Montenegro is to get a new 23rd municipality after parliament verified a government decision adopted last December to grant municipal status to Gusinje.
The small town in northern Montenegro, near Albania, which has only around 2,000 inhabitants but a large diaspora in the US, is mainly home to ethnic Bosniaks and Albanians.