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"That's a lie. A set-up. They wanted to arrest Djukanovic" VIDEO

"We were sitting in the garden, because there was nowhere else to be. We chose Grand Hotel, so it was closed, and they evicted the guests. They closed a 300-room hotel for six euros, so we moved out and waited there to see what would happen, because there was a police cordon", said Canak.

Turkey set for tough test in Netherlands

Turkey will take on the Netherlands in an away game in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers, hoping to put its campaign back on track.

After a perfect start to its Group G campaign, beating the Netherlands 4-2 in its opening game followed by a 3-0 victory at Norway, Turkey was held to draws at home by Latvia in March and Montenegro last week.

Krivokapić: Turning point happened at 4.30 a.m., that's when I decided

At the beginning of his address, he thanked the people of Montenegro, and said that those who were "there" know very well that it is in our interest, that there is the least ideology and the most link between politics and organized crime.

Patriarch Porfirije: "We know this is not true"

In an interview with Svetigora, which was done during the patriarch's visit to Montenegro on September 4, and was published today, he stated that the Church in itself cannot be politicly affiliated, supporting one option against another.

Confirmed: Pilots refused to transport Porfirije and Joanikije - had a justification

According to Montenegrin media, they refused to transport Metropolitan Joanikije and Patriarch of the Serbian Orthodox Church Porfirije.
This was confirmed for RTCG by the director of the Directorate for Emergency Situations in the Ministry of the Interior of Montenegro, Miodrag Beovi.
Beovi stated that all legal actions were taken against them in accordance with the law.

Montenegro Church Violence Sparks Clashes on Twitter

"Cetinje is our light of freedom … we are coming !!!" reads one of the tweets published on the eve of the divisive enthronement of a new Serbian Orthodox Church Metropolitan in Cetinje, the former royal capital of Montenegro.

Montenegro Opposition Accused of ‘Coup Attempt’ Over Cetinje Riots

Montenegrin officials have accused the opposition Democratic Party of Socialists, DPS, of launching a coup attempt during violent protests at the weekend against the enthronement of a new Serbian Orthodox Church leader, claiming that some of the protesters were armed.

"The downfall of Milo Djukanovic"

As he explained, he believes that this happened because he tried to deal with "the Serbian national line".
"This is also the symbolic end of Djukanovic's regime, which was based on quarrels, obstruction of the Serbian national being, interests and rights in Montenegro," Dodik said in Banja Luka.

Vučić told Djukanović on TV Prva: "Neither you nor anyone else"

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Serbian Church Enthronement Sparks Clashes in Montenegro

Serbian Orthodox Church Metropolitan Joanikije is enthroned in Cetinje Monastery, Montenegro. Photo: Serbian Orthodox Church

Police used tear gas to break up the protests, while media reported that the former head of the police, Veselin Veljovic, was among those arrested.

Montenegro police break up protest over new Orthodox leader

Police in Montenegro on Sept. 5 dispersed hundreds of demonstrators who gathered in the historic city of Cetinje to block the inauguration of the new head of the Serbian Orthodox Church in the tiny Balkans nation.


Patriarch confirmed: The enthronement will be held tomorrow in Cetinje PHOTO

"Tomorrow morning, with God's help and prayers for peace, all the bishops will go to Cetinje for the enthronement of Bishop Joanikije on the throne of the Montenegro-Littoral Bishopric," the Patriarch was quoted as saying.
He said that the Serbian Orthodox Church will never give up the enthronement in the Cetinje monastery.