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13.12.2011.

Montenegro and EU begin preparations for accession negotiations

Montenegro and EU begin preparations for accession negotiations Podgorica, Montenegro (13 December 2011) – The Government of Montenegro and the European Commission will use the next several months to prepare for the accession negotiations, hoped to begin in June 2012, and the work will mainly focus on Chapters 23 and 24 of the Acquis, Stefano Sannino of the EU Commission’s Directorate General for Enlargement told the press following his meeting with Prime Minister Igor Lukšić earlier today...

09.12.2011.

Montenegro-Ukraine cooperation possibilities are numerous, the two Prime Ministers agree

Montenegro-Ukraine cooperation possibilities are numerous, the two Prime Ministers agree

Podgorica, Montenegro (9 December 2011) -- Ukrainian signing of the Protocol on Montenegro’s accession to the WTO, which opens way for Montenegro joining the organisation, along with recent signing of Free Trade Agreement and today’s signing of treaties in the fields of culture, air traffic, tourism, defence and education, confirms the closeness of the two countries and a wide range of cooperation possibilities, Montenegrin and Ukrainian Prime Ministers, Igor Lukšić and Mikola Azarov, concluded at the joint press conference earlier today in Podgorica...

09.12.2011.

Ukrainian PM Mikola Azarov pays official visit to Montenegro

Ukrainian PM Mikola Azarov pays official visit to Montenegro

Podgorica, Montenegro (9 December 2011) – Prime Minister Igor Lukšić met on Thursday night with his Ukrainian counterpart Mikola Azarov, who is paying an official visit to Montenegro.

07.12.2011.

Montenegro needs to raise awareness of NATO membership benefits, member state ambassadors note

Montenegro needs to raise awareness of NATO membership benefits, member state ambassadors note

Podgorica, Montenegro (7 November 2011) – Montenegro has developed a solid track record and confirmed its dedication to EU and NATO membership. Still, it is necessary to undertake additional efforts to raise the awareness of the importance and benefits of joining the Alliance, NATO member states' ambassadors in Montenegro underlined at a meeting with Prime Minister Igor Lukšić, sponsored by Vladimir Gasparič, Ambassador of Slovenia, Montenegro’s current contact country for NATO...

04.12.2011.

Montenegro’s PM Lukšić and FM Roćen deny ever having contact with fugitive Darko Šarić

Montenegro’s PM Lukšić and FM Roćen deny ever having contact with fugitive Darko Šarić

Podgorica, Montenegro (4 December 2011) – Prime Minister Igor Lukšić and Foreign Minister Milan Roćen dismissed as falsified the alleged list of phone calls published by the daily Dan that links them to fugitive Darko Šarić, claiming never to have had any contact with the suspected drug-lord...

30.11.2011.

PM Lukšić takes part in Friends of Europe’s annual Summit on Western Balkans in Brussels

Brussels, Belgium (30 November 2011) – Prime Minister Igor Lukšić took part in Friends of Europe’s 12th annual European Policy Summit on the Balkans which brought together high-level policymakers and experts to discuss the economic and political issues facing the region... Video

29.11.2011.

AP: Montenegrin PM: We won't abandon euro

(AP) PODGORICA, Montenegro — Montenegro Prime Minister Igor Luksic said Monday his government won't abandon the euro as its currency, despite concerns that the eurozone crisis could damage the small Balkan economy...

28.11.2011.

Cooperation with UN highly significant for Montenegro, PM Lukšić says

Cooperation with UN highly significant for Montenegro, PM Lukšić says

Podgorica, Montenegro (28 November 2011) – The cooperation between the Montenegrin Government and UNDP has been significantly upgraded, Prime Minister Igor Lukšić underlined at a meeting with UNDP Regional Director for Europe and CIS Kori Udovički...

23.11.2011.

EBRD set to support infrastructure, banking sector and small and medium enterprises in Montenegro

EBRD set to support infrastructure, banking sector and small and medium enterprises in Montenegro

Podgorica, Montenegro (23 November 2011) -- Prime Minister Igor Lukšić met with Jean-Marc Peterschmitt, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) Managing Director for Central and Eastern Europe, EBRD Director for the Western Balkans Claudio Viezzoli and newly appointed Head of EBRD office in Montenegro Giulio Moreno...

16.11.2011.

PM Lukšić discusses electric power company EPCG with Italian A2A partners

PM Lukšić discusses electric power company EPCG with Italian A2A partners

Podgorica, Montenegro (16 November 2011) – Prime Minister Igor Lukšić met yesterday with Renato Ravanelli, Director General of the A2A, Italian partner in the electric power company Elektroprivreda Crne Gore (EPCG), for talks on the current state of affairs at the EPCG and the problems it is facing...