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Montenegro: NATO’s next member? Foreign Policy magazine published an article about Montenegrin bid to join NATO, and interviewed Prime Minister of Montenegro- Mr Milo Djukanovic. Here are excerpts from the story: Montenegro’s Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic is a fascinating man. After rising to prominence at an early age as an ally of Slobodan Milosevic, Djukanovic… » read more

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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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The European Commission proposed lifting visa restrictions on three Western Balkans states – Montenegro, Macedonia and Serbia. Under this proposal, liberalization of visas for nationals of the Western Balkans will come into force on January 1st, 2010. EU foreign policy chief Javier Solana visited Montenegro on July 15th and stated that Montenegro has impressive progress… » read more

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The coalition of the Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic „For European Montenegro“ won an absolute majority in the election of March 29th 2009, with 51% of the votes (receiving 58% of seats in Parliament). New strongest opposition party is Socialist People’s Party (Srdjan Milic), that received 16%. Parliamentary status is also ensured for New Serbian Democracy… » read more

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