Dritan Abazovic

Pressure Rises Within Montenegro’s Crumbling Govt for Early Polls

Montenegrin parliament session in Podgorica. Photo: Parliament of Montenegro

One of the Democratic Front leaders, Andrija Mandic, on Thursday said the current crisis should be solved within the ruling majority, warning that the opposition and former ruling Democratic Party of Socialists, DPS, shouldn't be allowed back into control.

Krivokapić dismisses Abazović; Protest in front of the Montenegrin Government VIDEO

The initiative was signed by 31 deputies, and the backbone consists of representatives of the Civic Movement URA headed by Dritan Abazovic.
The motion said they "will not simulate processes, delay and destroy the majority's will of citizens who want stability, reforms and the path to the European Union".

Montenegro’s ‘Blocked’ Government Faces No-Confidence Motion

Montenegrin PM Zdravko Krivokapic and Deputy PM Dritan Abazovic during the Independence Day celebration in Podgorica. Photo: Government of Montenegro

The motion was signed by 31 MPs from Black on White and Milo Djukanovic's opposition Democratic Party of Socialists, DPS, Social Democrats, minority parties and the Social Democratic Party.

Montenegro Ex-Intelligence Chief Arrested for Wiretapping Prosecutor 

Montenegrin Deputy PM Dritan Abazovic and former head of National Security Agency Dejan Perunicic (right). Photo: Government of Montenegro

Special State Prosecutor Milivoje Katnic said Perunicic is suspected of abuse of office, after conforming that an illegal surveillance bug was found in his office.

Montenegro Deputy PM Accuses Former Police Officials of Gang Ties

Montenegrin Deputy PM Dritan Abazovic and Interior Minister Sergej Sekulovic at a press conference. Photo: Government of Montenegro

Abazovic called on the Special State Prosecution to investigate his claim, adding that members of the Belivuk crime group had visited Montenegro despite prohibition orders.

Montenegrin PM Plans Govt Reshuffle to Calm Political Tensions

Montenegrin PM Zdravko Krivokapic and his deputy Dritan Abazovic in parliament. Photo: Government of Montenegro

Krivokapic said that economic stability and European Union membership must be the key goals of the new government - which unlike the current non-partisan cabinet, will be made up of political party officials, as the Democratic Front and Democratic Montenegro have demanded.

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