Draft Agreement acceptable to opposition in principle

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Draft Agreement on creating conditions for free and fair elections that was sent out last night to all parliamentary parties by Prime Minister Milo Đukanović, is acceptable in principle to part of the opposition, CdM learns.

CdM learned unofficially that the Draft Agreement complies with requests of the opposition. The official confirmation from the opposition will be announced after the meeting that is currently in session.

In Draft Agreement it is stated that the opposition will get a function of Vice President of the Government and four minister positions, in the Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Interior Affairs, Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare, and Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. In the Ministry of Health and Ministry of Education the opposition will have positions of minister’s assistant with special authorizations.

The control of Agency for National Security ANB will be done through the institution of Inspector General. Doubts were expressed in relation to abuse in electoral process in certain state institutions, so the opposition will control and create a system of continuous reports in Employment Bureau, Fund of Labour, Directorate for Public Works, Fund for Investment and Development, Directorate for Traffic, Tax Administration, Institute for Social and Child Protection, Real Estate Administration, Customs Bureau, Directorate for Forests, Fund for Pension Insurance, Directorate for Development of Small and Medium Companies, Remand Jail ZIKS, Inspection Administration, Fund for Health and Agency for Electronic Media. Representatives of the opposition will hold positions of managers or assistant managers with special authorization in these institutions.

The deadline for the implementation of Government positions is 15 days since the signing of the Agreement, and the deadline for implementing positions in the state administration is 10 days since the implementation of Government positions.

The deadline for holding regular parliamentary elections is October 9th 2016.

Source: Cafe Del Montenegro