President Milo Djukanovic said on Monday that he will not allow anyone to take away what belongs to Montenegro and warned of what he called "external" interference in the country's affairs.
Djukanovic insisted that the new draft law on freedom of religion was not intended to baselessly take away anyone's property.
The Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) dignitary, who is at the helm of the Metropolitanate of Montenegro and the Littoral, added that after the latest decision of its head, Patriarch Bartholomew, the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople was "absolutely no longer considered as the supreme church authority by the SPC."
Serbian Presidency's Secretary General Nikola Selakovic said on Monday that Metropolitan Amfilohije was "engaging in sorcery."
Selakovic in this way reacted to the statement of the top dignitary of the Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) in Montenegro, who said earlier that he feared that Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic would "hand over KiM (Kosovo and Metohija)."
The head of the Catholic Church is very interested in resolving the controversial issue of the canonization of Croat WW2-era Catholic cleric Alojzije Stepinac.
It is not known whether Serbian Orthodox Church representatives will take part in the Brussels dialogue when the SPC heritage in Kosovo makes it to the agenda.
This has been stated by SPC Metropolitan Amfilohije, who, speaking during a news conference called to promote a book on St. Sava on Monday, added: