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Montenegro applied to join the EU on December 15th 2008. On July 22nd 2009, the Commission delivered the questionnaire that requires detailed explanations regarding reforms being made on the country’s road towards EU, in order to asses Montenegrin application. Finally, on December 9th 2009, Montenegro completed the questionnaire and Montenegrin Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic gave… » read more

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It seems that Montenegrin citizens are slowly loosing faith in democratic elections and possibility for changes in their country. After 20 years of having democracy, election winner was always known before the election day. Therefore, Montenegro have never experienced shift of political parties through competitive elections. Until recently, voters in this small country have been… » read more

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Governments of Montenegro and Italy will launch an investment project worth EUR 720mn – an underwater electric transmission line. Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic visited Rome (February 6th 2010) and discussed with his Italian colleague Silvio Berlusconi about wide array of issues. Italian delegation headed by prime minister Berlusconi emphasized that Italy now becomes the no… » read more

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February 3, 2010. – Montenegrin officials rejected an estimate by the International Monetary Fund that its economy experienced the deepest recession in the Balkans and contracted by 7 percent. Deputy Prime Minister Vujica Lazovic told to journalists that “all data show that the fall (of gross domestic product) was not so much.” Official estimation by… » read more

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Chief of Montenegrin Mission to the EU – Mrs Slavica Milacic stated that “Montenegro could obtain a status of “candidate country” for membership in the European Union, until the end of 2010.” In her interview to daily newspapre “Vijesti” (January 31st 2010), she expressed satisfaction with the progress made by Montenegro in the past three… » read more

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