The Russian daily newspaper Rossiyskaya Gazeta has reported that Moscow plans to abolish its visa-free regime and trade preferences with Montenegro.
The Gazeta is the Kremlin's official daily newspaper, which publishes decrees, statements and documents of Russian state bodies.
Russia's Foreign Ministry on Monday expressed “deep disappointment” about Milo Djukanovic's recent "hostile statements at the expense of Russia".
"Montenegro has achieved progress in pursuing reforms and standards within the integration processes, particularly in the field of security, rule of law and strengthening of the public support for NATO integration," Biden said on Tuesday after meeting Montenegro's Prime Minister, Milo Djukanovic.
The protest was organised by Albanian opposition parties, the Democratic Forum for Integration and the Democratic Alliance.
They claim that the government has been "abusing and discriminating against" local Albanians in Tuzi, where they form the majority community.
Germany "won't obstruct Montenegro's accession to NATO"
PODGORICA -- Germany will not obstruct Montenegro's accession to NATO and will evaluate reforms conducted in that country when it decides on giving it the green light.
This is what German Ambassador to Montenegro, Pius Fischer, told the Podogrica-based Atlas TV.
A coalition of NGOs called "No to War, No to NATO", have called a protest for Friday in Podgorica’s main square, aiming to send "a clear message" that Montenegro should not join the alliance.
Organisers said people should raise their voices against the "aggressive and criminal policy of the alliance.
In an open letter sent to US Vice President Joseph Biden on Tuesday, timed to coincide with his expected meeting with Djuknovic on April 8, the signatories of the letter told Biden that Milo Djukanovic represents "the antithesis of democracy, rule of law and the fundamental values of Western civilization.
Montenegrin PM vows to "deal with media mafia"
PODGORICA -- Montenegrin PM Milo Đukanović has denied his involvement in an alleged corruption case related to the privatization of the country's telecommunications company.
He at the same time said he would "deal with all kinds of mafia, including the media mafia."