Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic and President Filip Vujanovic received today the President of the Upper House of the Austrian Parliament Ana Blatnik, who is on an official visit to Montenegro.
Speaking about the continued support of Austria to European and Euro-Atlantic integration processes of Montenegro, Djukanovic said that the visit of President Blatnik was a confirmation of excellent bilateral relations between Montenegro and Austria and the additional impetus for the development of further cooperation.
“In this context, the Prime Minister also welcomed the announced continuation of intensive engagement of Austria to support the Balkan countries after the conference in Berlin. It was agreed that integration into the EU and NATO is the best framework for the stability and security of the region. The President of the Austrian Parliament pointed out, in this respect, the important role of Montenegro as a promoter of European values”, announced the Government.
Both sides, it is said, expressed satisfaction over “Democratic Workshop”, aimed at encouraging interest and understanding of children for the democratic process.
During the meeting they also discussed on the continuation and stimulation of economic cooperation between Montenegro and Austria on the basis of positive experiences and harmonious relations.
President Vujanovic also met Blatnik today. He expressed “high appreciation of the eventful parliamentary cooperation between Montenegro and Austria, which strongly contributes to the very good relations between the two countries.”
He thanked for the support of Austria to EU integration of Montenegro and its assessment during its EU Presidency that in the referendum period Montenegro has shown great maturity in the democratic renewal of its statehood.
President of the Austrian Federal Council Ana Blatnik expressed satisfaction with the eventful parliamentary cooperation and numerous activities organized in the framework of this cooperation. She also expressed high appreciation of state and economic relations between Montenegro and Austria, with particular appreciation of the cooperation in the field of education and high quality Erasmus program, which provides education of our students in Austria.
Izvor: RTV Montenegro