Latest News for: Serbia and montenegro


Montenegro Scraps Visas for Saudi Arabia to Help Tourist Industry

Balkan Insight 26 May 2022
View of the town of Perast in Boka Kotorska Bay, Montenegro ...Saudi airline Flynas will start direct flights to Montenegro from June 1 and we are expecting tourists from this country,” he added ... “The government should focus on tourists from the region, as [a vacation in] Montenegro is popular in Serbia, Kosovo and Bosnia and Hercegovina,” he added.

Five shocking charts that reveal the huge problem America has with guns

The Daily Telegraph 26 May 2022
Firearms now kill more American children than car crashes and cancer combined, with the country’s gun sales on a seemingly inexorable rise. Gun-related deaths among US children rose by almost 30 per cent between 2019 and 2020, twice that of the general population ... Coming in joint third are Serbia and Montenegro, each with 39.1 firearms per resident ... .

Montenegrin Police Chief Apologizes for Wartime Deportations

Balkan Insight 25 May 2022
Police chief apologizes to relatives to the 66 people deported from Montenegro 30 years ago in May 1992 to camps in Serb-controlled Bosnia, where most of them were killed ... Government of Montenegro ... As part of Yugoslavia, Montenegro took part directly in the wars in Croatia and Bosnia under the leadership of Serbia’s Slobodan Milosevic.

NATO refuses to bear responsibility for 1999 Serbia bombings

Pravda 25 May 2022
"In its statement to the court, the NATO Liaison Office in Serbia indicated that it had full immunity under the jurisdiction of ...

Abhijit Bhattacharyya | Wheat, famine, starvation: Some lessons for the West

Deccan Chronicle 25 May 2022
... nations of the West, with the sole exception of the one that raged in the European heartland in the mid-1990s in the aftermath of the breakup of a united Yugoslavia into the six independent states of Bosnia and Herzegovina; Serbia; Slovenia; Macedonia; Montenegro and Croatia.

As the Ukraine war rages, Montenegro’s juggling act gets harder

Al Jazeera 20 May 2022
Since gaining independence from Serbia in 2006, Montenegro has mostly conducted a pro-Western foreign policy ... “The Serbian government still grapples with the idea that the two are no longer part of the same union, and Montenegro’s foreign policy will not follow Serbia’s.

EU enlargement: What are the limits?

France24 20 May 2022
And even before the war, the EU was already negotiating with candidate countries Albania, the Republic of North Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Turkey.

Scholz says no shortcuts to Ukraine's EU membership bid

China Daily 20 May 2022
BERLIN - German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said on Thursday that there would be no shortcuts to Ukraine's bid to join the European Union (EU) ... Accession to the EU can take several years. The Western Balkan countries of Montenegro, Serbia, Albania and North Macedonia have been recognized candidate countries for between eight and 17 years ... .

Germany’s Scholz wants Western Balkans in EU

FX Empire 19 May 2022
The six Western Balkan countries with EU membership aspirations – Montenegro, Serbia, Albania, North Macedonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Kosovo – have been engaged in years-long reform process, Scholz told lawmakers in Berlin on Wednesday ... Advertisement ... Loading ... ....

Germany's Scholz wants Western Balkans in EU

Reuters 19 May 2022
The six Western Balkan countries with EU membership aspirations - Montenegro, Serbia, Albania, North Macedonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Kosovo - have been engaged in years-long ...

Scholz to travel to Western Balkans lobbying for its place in EU

Al Jazeera 19 May 2022
The six Western Balkan countries with EU membership aspirations – Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, and Serbia – have been engaged in years-long reform process, Scholz told legislators in Berlin on Thursday. “Honouring our commitments to them is not just a question of our credibility ... Ukraine ... .

'No shortcuts' to Ukraine EU membership: Scholz

Urdu Point 19 May 2022
Last October, EU leaders at a summit in Slovenia only reiterated their "commitment to the enlargement process" in a statement that disappointed the six candidates for EU membership -- Albania, Bosnia, Serbia, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Kosovo -- who had hoped for a concrete timetable ... ....

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