Montenegrin Prime Minister Dritan Abazovic at the commemoration in front of the daily 'Dan' building in Podgorica. Photo: Government of Montenegro.
The editor-in-chief and owner of the daily newspaper Dan, well known for his opposition to the then government, was shot dead on leaving his office in Podgorica on May 27, 2004. He had received numerous death threats.
President of Montenegrin Commerical Court Blazo Jovanic (right) poses with Dean of Faculty of Law of Donja Gorica, Zoran Stojanovic, at a meeting on March 03, 2020. Photo: Commercial Court of Montenegro
Prime Minister Dritan Abazovic praised the police and prosecution action, adding that the fight against organised crime and corruption was one of his minority government's priorities.
The leader of the Black-on-White bloc, Abazovic, was elected Prime Minister by 45 votes in the 81-seat chamber, supported by his own coalition, the pro-Serbian Socialist People's Party and the former opposition Democratic Party of Socialists, DPS, the Social Democratic Party, the Bosniak Party and two ethnic Albanian coalitions.
Montenegrin government session in Podgorica. Photo: Government of Montenegro
The government adopted the measures on Friday, more than five weeks after it joined EU sanctions on Moscow on March 1.
Deputy Prime Minister Dritan Abazovic said the move covers a wide package of restrictions on Russian officials, banks, companies and media.
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.