At this year's public cabinet meeting on Tuesday, Montenegrin Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic said he expected economic growth of about 2 per cent in 2015, which is lower than was planned but higher compared to the region, the eurozone and the EU in general.
In a brief press statement, the head of Montenegro's secret service, Boro Vucinic, said he had submitted his resignation after discussion with Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic.
The formal reasons for his resignation were not disclosed. Media reports in Podgorica suggested that the government was not satisfied with his performance in reforming the agency.
BELGRADE - Serbian Parliament Speaker Maja Gojkovic will pay an official visit to Montenegro on Monday to meet with that country's top officials.
Gojkovic will confer with Montenegrin President Filip Vujanovic, Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic and Parliament Speaker Ranko Krivokapic
She will also meet Minister of Foreign Affairs Igor Luksic.
If a referendum was held immediately on whether Montenegrins was to join NATO, the outcome would be uncertain, a survey released on Tuesday suggested.
The survey, conducted last month by the local watchdog CEDEM, sampling the views of 1,025 people, suggested that 20 per cent remained undecided on the issue.
Talks on government personnel changes could be completed in the second half of October , BIRN has learned from a source in the Montenegrin government, ending in a vote on the government's reconstruction in parliament.
Montenegro has decided to establish a special prosecution office for organized crime and corruption, war crimes and human trafficking - to prove that it is a serious candidate for membership of the European Union.
A high-level conference on the economic prospects and European perspectives of the Western Balkan states opens in Berlin on August 28, including top-ranking politicians from Germany, the EU and the Balkans under the patronage of Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Montenegro's government on Monday announced that the country will allow same-sex marriages in the near future.
Jovan Kojicic, Human Rights Adviser to the Prime Minister, said Montenegro was drawing up the legal framework to permit same-sex partners to legalize their relationships soon.