Democratic Party of Socialists of Montenegro

Montenegrin Education Minister Accused of Insulting Minorities

Montenegrin Minister of Education Vesna Bratic at a pro-government support protests in Podgorica. Photo: Facebook/Milos Vujovic

At the protests, Bratic said that only the current government can sign a fundamental agreement with the Serbian Orthodox Church, and it couldn't be done either by minority parties or the opposition Social Democratic Party and Social Democrats.

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 Scraps Plan to Join NATO Mission in Kosovo

Montenegrin soldiers on the training in a military camp near the town of Danilovgrad. Photo: Montenegrin Government

The Ministry of Defence said it had abandoned the plan to send a platoon of 30 soldiers to Kosovo, announced by the former government, led by the Democratic Party of Socialists, DPS.

Montenegro ‘Patriots’ Rally Against Changes to Contentious Religion Law

Supporters of so-called patriotic organisations in Montenegro protested on Monday in the capital Podgorica against the new government's proposals to change the hotly disputed Freedom of Religion law, erasing all elements opposed by the powerful Serbian Orthodox Church.

Montenegro is Intensifying Its War With Critical Journalists

All three arrests happened at a time of high tension in Montenegro. All over the country, tens of thousands of people are protesting against the new Law on Freedom of Religion, which parliament passed in the last days of 2019, despite being challenged by most of the opposition and by the Serbian Orthodox Church, the main faith group in the country.