Latest News from Montenegro

"When it comes to Serbia and Kosovo, the status quo is unsustainable"

During his participation in the 2BS Forum, organized by the Atlantic Alliance of Montenegro, Reeker assessed that the agreement signed by Belgrade and Pristina in the White House on September 4 is an example of the leadership that the region needs, Radio Free Europe reports.

Cash-Strapped Montenegro Borrows Biggest Loan in Decades

PM Zdravko Krivokapic with ministers after the government session in Podgorica. Photo: Government of Montenegro

On Wednesday, the Ministry of Finance and Social Care clarified that the country took the loan from BofA Securities, Citigroup, Erste and the Société General group, adding that it will be repaid over seven years at 2.95 per cent interest.

Brdo-Brijuni summit postponed again

Ljubljana – President Borut Pahor has informed leaders of the Brdo-Brijuni Process that the summit marking the 10th anniversary of this initiative for the Western Balkans, which was to be held next Monday in Slovenia, has been cancelled due to the current epidemiological situation.

China Increasing its Footprint in Balkan Media, Study Concludes

A study presented on Wednesday authored by Vladimir Shopov, an expert on foreign relations and an European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) visiting fellow - says China is positioning itself in the media sector in Southeast Europe.

Milo Djukanovic: "I have no communication with Vučić"; "Amfilohije did not beat me"

In that interview, Milo Djukanovi said that he had no communication with the President of Serbia, Aleksandar Vui, or a business relationship. On Vui's visit to Montenegro during the funeral of Metropolitan Amfilohije, he says he sees it as private.
"When I go on a private visit to Belgrade, I do not call any of my colleagues in the state government in Serbia," he said.

Turkey's opponents in 2022 World Cup quals unveiled

The Turkish National Football Team's opponents in the European Qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup were revealed on Dec. 7. 

Turkey will play against the Netherlands, Norway, Montenegro, Latvia and Gibraltar in the European Qualifiers Group G.

The draw was held in Zurich, Switzerland via videoconference amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Montenegro Elects First Government Without Djukanovic Party

Prime Minister Zdravko Krivokapic in the Montenegrin parliament. Photo: Parliament of Montenegro

The leader of the "For the Future of Montenegro" bloc, Zdravko Krivokapic, was elected Prime Minister by 41 votes in the 81-seat chamber. MPs elected the leader of the Black on White coalition, Dritan Abazovic, as Deputy Prime Minister.

Ajša Vodnik gets another term as vice chair of AmChams in Europe

Ljubljana – Ajša Vodnik, director general of AmCham Slovenija, has won another term as vice president of AmChams in Europe, a network of American Chambers of Commerce from 43 countries in Europe and Eurasia, AmCham Slovenia said. This means Slovenia will remain the seat of the organisation for another two years.

Home of Old Magazine Stories Keeps Yugoslavia’s Memory Bright

"This intelligent polemicist and forecaster is already a little tired of politics, he says. He would like to do it on a voluntary basis. But he cannot escape, he knows, right now from that hot cauldron."

So wrote journalist Manojlo Vukotic back in 1989 about a then fresh face on the scene of Montenegro politics.

Montenegro is not withdrawing its decision to expel the Serbian Ambassador

The outgoing Montenegrin government welcomed Serbia's decision not to expel Montenegrin Ambassador to Belgrade Tarzan Milosevic in accordance with reciprocity measures, and said that they would not give up on the decision to expel Serbian Ambassador to Podgorica Vladimir Bozovic.