Macedonia and Greece sign military pact
The two countries signed a plan for co-operation specifying joint activities this year.
Macedonia and Greece defence ministers Talat Xhaferi and Dimitris Avramopoulos at the signing of the bilateral plan for co-operation in Athens.[Macedonia Ministry of Defence]
Human Rights Watch on February 21 said the authorities in Bosnia should investigate the excessive use of force by police during the protests in the country, as well as attacks on journalists.
Montenegro's Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, Igor Luksic, said Montenegro had no option but to join NATO, if only for reasons of cost.
Maintaining military neutrality would involve building a defence system that would be more expensive for Montenegro than joining NATO, he said on Thursday.