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Markovic: Demarcation is good news for Montenegro-Kosovo relations and the Western Balkans

Markovic: Demarcation is good news for Montenegro-Kosovo relations and the Western Balkans

Prime minister Dusko Markovic welcomed the ratification of the State Border Agreement between Montenegro and Kosovo. “We congratulate the parliamentary majority in Kosovo. This is a confirmation of our ability to solve important regional issues ourselves, not to seek mediation. This is good news for our relations, for Kosovo and the European perspective of the… READ MORE

Direct Skopje-Podgorica-Sarajevo flight to be introduced

Direct Skopje-Podgorica-Sarajevo flight to be introduced

Prime minister Dusko Markovic met his Macedonian counterpart Zoran Zaev at the Western Balkan Summit in Sofia. They agreed on concrete steps to be taken in the implementation of the joint Montenegro-Macedonia-BiH initiative on introducing direct Skopje-Podgorica-Sarajevo flight and implementing other development projects of interest for both countries and the region as a whole. “Markovic… READ MORE

Adriatic-Ionian corridor – a priority for Montenegro

Adriatic-Ionian corridor – a priority for Montenegro

From the perspective of Montenegro, priority regional projects are Adriatic-Ionian corridors, ie a fast road and gas pipeline, as well as modernisation and expansion of railway infrastructure as a prerequisite for more economic integration and movement of people and goods and linking to European corridors, PM Dusko Markovic said at today’s WB6 business conference of… READ MORE

Podgorica got a street in NATO headquarters in Mons

Podgorica got a street in NATO headquarters in Mons

Defence Minister Predrag Boskovic and the current Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR) Curtis Scaparrotti officially opened the Podgorica Street to the NATO headquarters in Mons. The street has been named after Montenegro as a new member of the alliance. Boskovic believes that NATO membership for Montenegro represents the achievement of one of the two primary… READ MORE

Tajani: Montenegro and Serbia can be ready for the EU by 2025

Tajani: Montenegro and Serbia can be ready for the EU by 2025

Montenegro and Serbia can be ready for the European Union by 2025, said European Parliament speaker Antonio Tajani in an interview with the EWB. “The Western Balkans has a clear and credible European perspective and can count on the European Parliament to support them in this process, but the ball is in their court. Significant… READ MORE

To use Bulgarian presidency of the EU

To use Bulgarian presidency of the EU

Montenegrin president Filip Vujanovic is in official visit to Sofia at the invitation of Bulgarian President Ruman Radev. Vujanovic is the first foreign official to visit Bulgaria since the country took over a semiannual presidency of the Council of the European Union. Following a meeting with Radev, Vujanovic said that relations between the two countries… READ MORE

2018 is key for accelerating EU accession process

2018 is key for accelerating EU accession process

Montenegro has achieved a good result in the field of European integration, and the continuation of reforms, especially during 2018, will be crucial for the gradual rounding up of the negotiating process and continued EU enlargement policy, it was assessed during talks that European Affairs Minister Aleksandar Andrija Pejovic had in Brussels with the MEPs… READ MORE

Pejović: This government will finish accession negotiations with EU

Pejović: This government will finish accession negotiations with EU

In his interview to Dnevne Novine, Aleksandar Andrija Pejović said he was pleased with the results achieved in legislative, institutional and administrative reforms. The Minister of European Affairs of Montenegro said that the Ministry worked intensely on preparing the Montenegrin EU Accession Programme 2018-2020. He also said that the Programme would ensure the finish of… READ MORE

EBRD promotes competitive business environment in Montenegro

EBRD promotes competitive business environment in Montenegro

The EBRD is promoting the implementation of a fair and competitive business environment in Montenegro with a capacity building project for the national Agency for the Protection of Competition. The project includes training for staff and judges on merger and antitrust cases, the introduction of econometric software to analyse competition cases and activities to raise… READ MORE