Igor Lukšić

Election Deal Talks to Resume in Montenegro

Montenegro's leaders are to meet yet again next week to try to resolve the crisis in the country following the failure of a no-confidence vote in the government in January.

The crisis, Montenegro's worst since it gained independence in 2006, revolves around opposition claims that the government has no legitimacy to organize general elections planned this year.

Bulgaria, Montenegro Sign Social Security Agreement

A bilateral security agreement between Bulgaria and Montenegro signed on Monday will pave Montenegro's way to EU accession talks, Bulgarian Deputy PM and Labor Minister Ivaylo Kalfin has said.

Kalfin is one of the Bulgarian officials who met Igor Luksic, Montenegro's Foreign Minister, during his visit to Sofia.

Anti-Govt Protesters Rally in Montenegro

Hundreds of protesters rallied in the streets of Podgorica carrying banners "He is done" and shouting "Milo thief!" in reference to Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic.

The rally was organised by Montenegro's main opposition alliance, the Democratic Front, against the cabinet and its key members before a key parliamentary confidence vote on Monday in the government.