Montenegro

Montenegro Indictees Deny Role In Deportation

Retrial of former policemen charged with deporting refugees from Montenegro to Bosnian Serbs in 1992 began on Thursday with the indictees pleading not guilty.The retrial is taking place after the acquittal of the nine police officers charged with war crime against civilians was overturned in March. Milisav Markovic, Milorad Ivanovic, …

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Europeans to Observe Montenegrin Election

The parliamentary assembly of the Council of Europe, PACE, is to send an observers’ mission to Montenegro – thus being the second international body to announce that it is monitoring the elections along with the OSCE.A team of 11 PACE parliamentarians are to observe the general elections in Montenegro, scheduled …

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EU Farming Standards Pose Test For Montenegro

Head of agricultural union supports EU parliamentarian’s view that agriculture will be one of the most challenging issues in the next stage of Montenegro’s European integration talks.An EU official’s remarks – that Montenegro will have to work hard to modernise agriculture as part of its EU accession process – has …

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SNP Officials Put Out Feelers to Montenegrin Front

Three officials of Montenegro’s biggest opposition party met Democratic Front leaders to again explore the possibility of a united action against the government.Three officials of the opposition Socialist People’s Party, SNP, Milan Knezevic, Vera Bulatovic, and Vladislav Bojovic, met Miodrag Lekic, chair of the Democratic Front, on Wednesday to discuss …

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Montenegrin Restaurant Refuses to Serve Serbs

The owner of a restaurant in a Montenegrin village has thrown out a woman and her five small children for being Serbs.Veselinka Rajkovic, a resident of Podgorica, was visiting the monastery of Prevlaka accompanied by a Serbian Orthodox nun – the children’s religous teacher. Rajkovic told Vijesti, a Podgorica based …

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Montenegro MPs Shorten Term Ahead of Early Elections

Montenegro’s parliament has voted to cut short its current mandate, setting the stage for early elections likely to be held in October.The parliament’s session was shortened at the initiative of the ruling coalition, which wanted a fresh mandate for the country’s EU accession talks. Montenegro started membership talks with the …

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