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ELECTION OBSERVATION CRUCIAL FOR MONTENEGRO

ELECTION OBSERVATION CRUCIAL FOR MONTENEGRO

| July 24, 2020

  In the difficult environment of managing a public health pandemic because of the coronavirus, Montenegro would be well advised to invite international support organisations to monitor the upcoming parliamentary elections later this year, to ensure that there are no politically motivated restrictive measures. The Coronavirus pandemic should not be used as a pretext for limiting […]

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#Coronavirus – Further #rescEU masks delivered to North Macedonia and Montenegro

#Coronavirus – Further #rescEU masks delivered to North Macedonia and Montenegro

| May 12, 2020

Following previous deliveries to Italy, Spain and Croatia, more batches of FFP2 masks are being delivered to North Macedonia and Montenegro from rescEU – the common European reserve of medical equipment to help countries affected by the coronavirus outbreak.  “I am proud to see further protective equipment is being mobilised from our rescEU reserve. With these […]

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Europe’s ‘political strongmen’ accused of ‘taking advantage’ of #Coronavirus crisis

Europe’s ‘political strongmen’ accused of ‘taking advantage’ of #Coronavirus crisis

| April 8, 2020

Political strongmen are trying to use the ongoing COVID-19 crisis to their political advantage, it has been claimed. The pandemic has claimed thousands of lives throughout Europe and the rest of the world and shows no sign of abating. But, while the focus has understandably been on the health front and efforts to stem the […]

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Thousands of Russian tourists taken hostage by Montenegrin authorities amid #COVID-19 spread

Thousands of Russian tourists taken hostage by Montenegrin authorities amid #COVID-19 spread

| March 24, 2020

A diplomatic scandal has erupted between Russia and Montenegro as the tiny Adriatic country refused to issue permits for flights from Montenegrin airports to bring back thousands of Russian tourists to their homeland amid the current COVID-19 outbreak, writes Martin Banks. Almost 2,000 Russians, including small children, had to spend three days in the streets […]

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#Frontex – European Union signs agreement with Montenegro on border management co-operation

#Frontex – European Union signs agreement with Montenegro on border management co-operation

| October 7, 2019

Today (7 October), the European Union signed an agreement with Montenegro on border management co-operation between Montenegro and the European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex). The agreement was signed on behalf of the EU by Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos and Maria Ohisalo, minister of the interior of Finland and president […]

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Joint statement on ratification of Border Demarcation Agreement between #Kosovo and #Montenegro

Joint statement on ratification of Border Demarcation Agreement between #Kosovo and #Montenegro

| March 22, 2018

Following the ratification of the Border Demarcation Agreement between Kosovo and Montenegro, High Representative/Vice President Federica Mogherini, Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Commisioner Dimitris Avramopoulos and European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Commissioner Johannes Hahn have issued this statement: “The ratification today (21 March) of the Border Demarcation Agreement with Montenegro, by the Assembly of […]

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Why #Montenegro is not ready for EU accession

Why #Montenegro is not ready for EU accession

| December 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Montenegro has been waiting patiently in line to get into the EU for six years now, but the process appears to be picking up steam. On 4 December, Prime Minister Dusko Markovic (pictured) said that his government expects to open two more chapters in its negotiations with the bloc within the next two weeks. And […]

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