Government of Montenegro

Serbian Patriarch Porfirije is surprised, worried and regrets Krivokapic's decision

According to the statement, the topic of conversation was the Basic Agreement between the Serbian Orthodox Church and the Government of Montenegro. The meeting was also attended by Metropolitan Chrysostom of Dabar-Bosnia, Bishop Jovan of umadija and Bishop Joanikije of the eparchy of Budimlja-Niki.

Montenegro Discriminates Against Albanians, Mayor Tells Country’s Allies

Mayor of Tuzi Nik Gjeloshaj at a press conference. Photo: Government of Montenegro

"The government discriminates against Albanians and does not cooperate with our municipality. The reasons are various but it's mostly because of the hatred they have for the people who live in this area," Gjeloshaj told BIRN, referencing his Wednesday complaint.

Montenegro to Sign Agreement With Serbian Orthodox Church

PM Zdravko Krivokapic (left) during the Christmas procession in a church in Podgorica. Photo: Government of Montenegro

"I have been talking with Serbian Orthodox Church Patriarch, Porfirije, and we will soon agree on the date of signing the agreement. This issue must not be the subject of politicization in order to score political points," Krivokapic wrote on Twitter.

Montenegro Minister Refuses to Resign for Srebrenica Genocide Comments

Montenegrin Minister of Justice, Human and Minority Rights Vladimir Leposavic. Photo: Government of Montenegro.

Prime Minister Zdravko Krivokapic proposed the sacking of Leposavic on Monday after the minister expressed doubt about the international court's ruling classifying the 1995 Srebrenica massacres of Bosniaks by Bosnian Serb forces as genocide.

Montenegro Arrests Ex-Officials Suspected of Misusing Gulf Loan

A former head of the Investment Development Fund Zoran Vukcevic, at a presentation in Podgorica. Photo:Government of Montenegro.

Media reported that Vukcevic, an official for the former ruling Democratic Party of Socialists, DPS, was arrested on the order of the Special State Prosecutor's Office.

Montenegro Security Service Probes Destroyed Documents on Illegal Spying

National Security Agency boss Dejan Vuksic, meeting with Montenegrin Deputy PM Dritan Abazovic. Photo:Photo: Government of Montenegro

"There is evidence … that part of the documentation was destroyed - files on secret data collection made without a previous decision in accordance with the law," Vuksic told the daily newspaper Vijesti.