DPM Marković hosts Slovak Ambassador Lipka on his farewell visit: Since restoring independence Montenegro fully committed to boosting prosperity


    Ambassador Lipka stressed that during his mandate in Montenegro he could always rely on the Government of Montenegro’s understanding regarding all the aspects of his diplomatic mission. “As a result of fruitful bilateral cooperation, Slovakia is fully committed to improving the relations between the two countries”, Ambassador Lipka underlined… –>

    Podgorica, Montenegro (22 January 2016) – Deputy Prime Minister Duško Marković hosted earlier today the Ambassador of Slovakia to Montenegro František Lipka on his farewell visit.

    Ambassador Lipka stressed that during his mandate in Montenegro he could always rely on the Government of Montenegro’s understanding regarding all the aspects of his diplomatic mission. “As a result of fruitful bilateral cooperation, Slovakia is fully committed to improving the relations between the two countries”, Ambassador Lipka underlined. Speaking of the results Montenegro has achieved in all the areas related to national and foreign policy, Ambassador Lipka reiterated Slovakia’s willingness to support further activities related to Montenegro’s accession processes.

    DPM Marković thanked Ambassador Lipka for his personal contribution to the processes of utmost importance for Montenegro, particularly when it comes to the EU and NATO integration. DPM Marković highlighted that the Embassy of Slovakia to Montenegro and Ambassador Lipka himself were very committed to Montenegro and its’ citizens, referring particularly to the support in terms of inviting Montenegro to join NATO, as well as continuing support within the EU accession process.
    DPM Marković also stressed that Ambassador Lipka has demonstrated a comprehensive understanding of the overall processes in Montenegro during his two-term mandate, emphasising his support in establishing democracy and institutional capacities as an important indicator of stability at the national level.

    “Montenegro has achieved notable progress in a very short period of time and it has improved the overall prosperity since restoring independence in 2006. Although it has reached some of the key goals, it is expected to make additional efforts in preserving the national priorities, which ought to be an imperative for the administration in the coming period,” the meeting underscored.

    The two officials also discussed other important topics within bilateral and multilateral agenda.

    Source: Government of Montenegro