Latest News from Montenegro
BELGRADE - The campaign ended for the early parliamentary elections that will be held in Serbia on Sunday, March 16, and election silence will be in force until the close of polls at 8 p.m. the same day.
In these polls, 6,767, 324 citizens will be eligible to vote and elect 250 MPs for the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia.
Miodrag Lekic, leader of the Democratic Front, on Wednesday said the opposition bloc will seek a referendum on joining NATO if the government pushes ahead with membership without seeking people's consent.
"The outcome of a referendum will be acceptable to all members of the Democratic Front," the opposition leader assured.
Turkey, Balkan states lead global police training co-operative
Now in its fourth year, INTERPA is a growing international organisation aimed at improving the quality of police training.
Police training academies from Turkey and several Balkan states helped establish the International Association of Police Academies (INTERPA) in 2011. [AFP]
BELGRADE - Serbia's foreign trade deficit totalled USD 357.7 million in January and was by 30.4 percent lower than in the same month in 2013, the Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia released on Wednesday.
BELGRADE - Serbia gained surplus in trade with the CEFTA countries amounting to USD 89.7 million in January 2014, reads a statement by the Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia (RSZ) on Wednesday.
The exports to the CEFTA countries in January amounted to USD 153.7 million, while the imports were USD 64 million, and the export- import ratio equaled 240 percent.
CEAC filed on Tuesday a request to a Vienna court for arbitration proceedings with the Montenegrin government, seeking over 600 million euro in compensation for losses for the aluminum plant's bankruptcy.
The biggest creditors of the KAP aluminium plant are the Montenegrin government and Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska, through CEAC.
Montenegrin associations in Kosovo filed a joint initiative for consolidation of the community's legal status in the country on Thursday.
The initiative was submitted to President Atifete Jahjaga, the speaker of the Assembly, Jakup Krasniqi, and the Prime Minister, Hashim Thaci.
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.