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14.09.2015.

The US supports Montenegro's NATO membership, VP Joe Biden tells PM Đukanović

The US supports Montenegro Podgorica, Montenegro (14 September 2015) – The United States supports Montenegro’s membership in NATO provided that Montenegro continues pursuing reforms and boosts popular support for NATO accession, Prime Minister Milo Đukanović was told by US Vice-President Joseph Biden. The two officials spoke on the telephone earlier today. Prime Minister Đukanović thanked the US and Vice-President Biden personally for the continued support and attention they have provided to Montenegro, as well as for their understanding of Montenegro’s and the region’s European and Euro-Atlantic perspective...

14.09.2015.

Ernst Reichel of German Foreign Ministry: We see Montenegro as country that will receive NATO invitation by end of 2015

Ernst Reichel of German Foreign Ministry: We see Montenegro as country that will receive NATO invitation by end of 2015

Podgorica, Montenegro (14 September 2015) – Prime Minister Milo Đukanović hosted earlier today Special Envoy of the German Foreign Ministry for Eastern Europe, Turkey and the EFTA states Ernst Reichel. Germany regards Montenegro as a country that leads the process of Euro-Atlantic integration, makes a contribution to regional stability and manages to maintain good neighbourly relations in the region, Mr Reichel emphasised, hopeful that Montenegro will continue to be a catalyst for positive processes in the Western Balkans...

11.09.2015.

Ambassador Gritsay: Russia has never questioned Montenegro's right to achieve its foreign policy goals

Ambassador Gritsay: Russia has never questioned Montenegro

Podgorica, Montenegro (11 September 2015) -- Prime Minister Milo Đukanović hosted earlier today newly appointed Ambassador of the Russian Federation in Montenegro Sergey Nikolaevich Gritsay. The Prime Minister wished the Russian Ambassador to successfully perform his diplomatic mission, emphasising that Montenegro is a friendly country that respects the tradition of good relations with Russia and is willing to further boost them in their future...

11.09.2015.

PM Đukanović, UNDP's McCluney: National and strategic goals of Montenegro coincide with those of UN system

PM Đukanović, UNDP

Podgorica, Montenegro (11 September 2015) -- Prime Minister Milo Đukanović hosted earlier today newly appointed UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Montenegro Fiona McCluney. The Prime Minister voiced satisfaction with the cooperation between Montenegro and the United Nations system and its Office in Podgorica...

28.08.2015.

PM Đukanović: Montenegro to receive EUR 45 million of EU grants for boosting rail transport and electric transmission

PM Đukanović: Montenegro to receive EUR 45 million of EU grants for boosting rail transport and electric transmission

Vienna, Austria (28 August 214) -- Montenegro will receive EUR 45 million of EU grants for the advancement of rail transport and electric transmission, Prime Minister Milo Đukanović told the press following the Western Balkans Summit, which took place in Vienna on Thursday...

27.08.2015.

PM Đukanović speaks at Western Balkans Summit in Vienna: Balkans could be new vitality and power in Europe

Vienna, Austria (27 August 2015) – The Berlin process has given new impetus to European policy for the Western Balkans and opened a new hope for the region, Prime Minister of Montenegro Milo Đukanović emphasised earlier today at the Vienna’s Western Balkans Summit. He said that the Balkans and its human and natural resources can be a new vitality and power in Europe, provided that the region creates more favourable conditions for attracting investments and the EU helps enhance the recovery process, he pointed out...

27.08.2015.

Western Balkans Summit begins earlier today in Vienna

Western Balkans Summit begins earlier today in Vienna

Vienna, Austria (27 August 2015) -- The Western Balkans Summit began earlier today in Vienna. The summit is being held in the framework of the Berlin Process, which was initiated by German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the Conference on the Western Balkans in late August 2014 in order to strengthen support to the European perspective, economic development and improved infrastructure links within the region and with EU countries...

26.08.2015.

PM Đukanović, EBRD President Chakrabarti: Priorities of Montenegro and EBRD congruent

PM Đukanović, EBRD President Chakrabarti: Priorities of Montenegro and EBRD congruent

Vienna, Austria (26 August 2015) – On the eve of the Western Balkans Summit in Vienna, Montenegro’s Prime Minister Milo Đukanović met with President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) Suma Chakrabarti...

25.08.2015.

PM Đukanovć to participate in Western Balkans Summit in Vienna on Thursday

Podgorica, Montenegro (25 August 2015) -- Prime Minister of Montenegro Milo Đukanovć will travel tomorrow to Vienna, where he will participate in the Western Balkans Summit, at the invitation of the Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann...

24.08.2015.

PM Đukanović's interview for German Handelsblatt: Montenegro Aims to Halt Asylum Seekers

PM Đukanović

No other politician in the Balkans has been in power longer than Milo Djukanovic. Currently serving his fourth term as prime minister, the 53-year-old led the small Adriatic country to independence from Serbia nearly nine years ago. But now he’s struggling to keep his countrymen at home in the economically depressed country. Many see a brighter future in Germany, Europe’s largest economy. Mr. Djukanovic has asked the European Parliament to classify Montenegro as a safe state of origin, in a move to halt the flow. Kosovo Prime Minister Isa Mustafa has made a similar request...