Dritan Abazovic

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 Change Prosecutor Appointment System Despite Criticism

Supreme State Prosecutor Ivica Stankovic and Deputy PM Dritan Abazovic. Photo: Government of Montenegro

The changes being proposed would see Prosecutorial Council members being elected by the votes of 41 out of a total of MPs in parliament, while any reputable lawyer can be elected as Supreme State Prosecutor.

Montenegro Police Re-arrest Regional Drug Gang’s Alleged Boss

Police footage of Slobodan Kaselan's arrest in Kotor, Montenegro. Photo: Twitter/Police Diretorate

Kascelan, 58, is listed in Montenegro police records as one of the leaders of the drug gang based in the Montenegrin town of Kotor. But in 2019 such claims or any involvement in drug trafficking.

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.