BELGRADE - Montenegrin lawmakers have approved a new pro-NATO government led by Prime Minister Dusko Markovic, a former head of intelligence and a close ally of longtime leader Milo Djukanovic.
The vote on November 28 came as Markovic pledged that his government would complete, by the end of 2017, the years-long process of Montenegro's integration into NATO.
BELGRADE - Montenegro's president has named a former head of intelligence as the prime minister-designate who will try to form a new government.
Dusko Markovic is also the deputy leader of the ruling Democratic Party of Socialists and one of the most trusted allies of Milo Djukanovic, the outgoing prime minister and longtime leader of the party.
BELGRADE - Russia played no role in an alleged coup plot and an assassination attempt of Montenegrin Prime Minister Milo Dukanovic, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Monday.