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10.07.2013.

Hungary is carrying on to provide strong support for European and Euro Atlantic integration of Montenegro

Hungary is carrying on to provide strong support for European and Euro Atlantic integration of Montenegro Vice President of the Government and Minster of Foreign Affairs and European Integration Mr. Igor Lukšić received yesterday for a farewell visit Mr. Tibor Csaszar Ambassador of Hungary in Montenegro. Hungarian Ambassador positively assessed efforts that Montenegro has put with the purpose of realizing its foreign policy priorities and he restated that the policy of Hungarian Government toward Montenegro will be directed to providing strong support for achieving strategic priorities of Montenegro – NATO and EU membership. He also expressed his gratitude for excellent cooperation that he had had at all levels in the course of his term in office.

06.07.2013.

Statement of the MFA of Montenegro in view of current situation in Egypt

On the occasion of current situation in Egypt, and despite the fact that there are no riots in touristic centers Hurghada and Sharm El Sheikh or registered incidents including citizens of Montenegro, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration is warning about continuous complicating of situation in Egypt, and is pointing out potential risk to safety of our citizens during their stay in this country. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration recommends that Montenegrin citizens, staying at the moment in Egypt or are planning to travel to this country restrain themselves from any risk activities such as participation in public gatherings and protests at any side.

06.07.2013.

Regional workshop on implementation of international restrictive measures

Regional workshop on implementation of international restrictive measures

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration hosted Regional workshop on implementation of international restrictive measures that was held on July 4-5 in Podgorica in cooperation with the European Commission through TAIEX instrument. Participants of the workshop were representatives of the states from the region (Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Serbia) and representatives of relevant institutions of Montenegro who are directly in charge of implementation of above mentioned measures.

05.07.2013.

Statement by DPM Lukšić following his meeting with Romanian Foreign Minister Titus Corlatean

Statement by DPM Lukšić following his meeting with Romanian Foreign Minister Titus Corlatean

Statement by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration Igor Lukšić following his meeting with Romanian Foreign Minister Titus Corlatean in Podgorica...

05.07.2013.

Closing ceremony of sixth summer school “Gavro Vuković”

Closing ceremony of sixth summer school “Gavro Vuković”

Podgorica, (MINA) – Gathering of foreign diplomats in Montenegro is the right approach of the young state to create its diplomatic service, Secretary of State for European Integration Aleksandar Andrija Pejović assessed. At the official diploma presentation ceremony “Gavro Vuković” Pejović recalled that Montenegro has been independent for seven years and that 6th generation completed diplomatic school. »I believe that the right approach of one young state wishing to create its diplomatic service is not only to observe things straight and unilaterally but to share its experience, knowledge, strategic commitment with other states’’ he said in front of Villa Gorica to journalists and participants.

03.07.2013.

Vice President of the Government and Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration Igor Lukšić received Slovenian Defence Minister Roman Jakić

Vice President of the Government and Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration Igor Lukšić received Slovenian Defence Minister Roman Jakić

Vice President Lukšić expressed his gratitude for continuous support of Slovenia on the plan of Montenegro’s NATO integration and he particularly emphasised constructive approach of Slovenian Embassy in Podgorica in executing function of NATO contact Embassy for Montenegro. He introduced planned activities with the purpose of rising public support for integration in North Atlantic Alliance and further implementation of reforms in the defence sector. He assessed that Montenegro’s presiding over US-Adriatic Charter (A5) will be good occasion to send once again the message about importance of Alliance enlargement process.

03.07.2013.

New York: Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products signed

New York: Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products signed

Permanent Representative of Montenegro to the United Nations Ambassador Milorad Šćepanović signed on July 1 in New York Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products. The purpose of the Protocol is elimination of all forms of illegal tobacco products trade by undertaking measures for efficacious control of the chain for tobacco products supply and international cooperation.

28.06.2013.

Montenegrin legislation referring to foreign, security and defense policy introduced in Brussels

Montenegrin legislation referring to foreign, security and defense policy introduced in Brussels

Bilateral analytical overview of the acquis for negotiating cahapter 31 referring to foreign, security and defense policy was held yesterday in Brussels. Chief of the working group for this chapter Ambassador Vladimir Radulović Secretary of State for political affairs of MFA and Marta Garcia Fidalgo Advisor at the Directorate for Croatia, Montenegro, Macedonia, Turkey and Iceland of Directorate General for Enlargement opened the meeting.

28.06.2013.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration published Brochure”On the Border with EU”

Upon Croatian accession to EU on July 1, 2013, Montenegro will share border with European Union. Membership in the European Union is certainly event of the greatest importance for neighbouring Croatia, but it will significantly influence Montenegro. In cooperation with a number of institutions the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration has prepared guidebook “On the border with EU” which is available at the site http://www.mip.gov.me/ in which more detailed information about impact of Croatian EU accession on Montenegrin citizens, and situation referring to travelling, education, work, trade, economy, border crossing etc could be found.

27.06.2013.

Government adopts action plans on negotiation chapters 23 and 24

Government adopts action plans on negotiation chapters 23 and 24

Podgorica, Montenegro (27 June 2013) – At today's session, the Government of Montenegro adopted the Action Plans on Chapters 23 and 24, which will be submitted to the European Commission for further consideration later today, State Secretary for European Integration and Chief Negotiator Ambassador Aleksandar-Andrija Pejović told the press conference earlier today...