Defence Minister Bošković: This is historic day for Montenegro

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    Podgorica, Montenegro (5 June 2017) — This is a historic day for Montenegro, which shows that the country is considering its own interests that won’t be opposing anybody, Minister of Defence Predrag Bošković said earlier today at the media conference on the occasion of Montenegro’s formal membership in NATO… Defence Minister Bošković: This is historic day for Montenegro

    Podgorica, Montenegro (5 June 2017) — This is a historic day for Montenegro, which shows that the country is considering its own interests that won’t be opposing anybody, Minister of Defence Predrag Bošković said earlier today at the media conference on the occasion of Montenegro’s formal membership in NATO.

    Minister Bošković thanked employees in the public administration, media representatives, NGO representatives, as well as representatives of the Armed Forces of Montenegro for their great contribution to Montenegro’s progress towards Euro – Atlantic integration. “This is a historic day for Montenegro and by joining NATO the country has shown that it is thinking about its own interest, thus making a historic turning point,” Minister Bošković highlighted.

    “As a 29th NATO member state, Montenegro will enable further stabilisation of a turbulent region such as the Western Balkans,” Minister Bošković stressed. Therefore, Montenegro will justify the confidence of allies by its continuing contribution to preserving peace and stability in the world, Minister Bošković pointed out.

    Membership in the Alliance will help Montenegro to continue implementing the rule of law and to make efforts in fighting organised crime and corruption, which will be encouraging for other countries in the region waiting to pass the same road, Minister Bošković outlined.

    Source: Government of Montenegro