Markovic: We expect swift government formation because we have a stable majority

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Parliamentary elections in Montenegro were fair, free and democratic. Therefore we expect swift government formation, since there is a stable majority for it, said deputy prime minister for political system, internal and foreign policy Dusko Markovic at a meeting with the director for Western Europe, the West Balkans and Turkey at European External Action Service (EEAS) Angelina Eichhorst, the government stated. Markovic pointed out that the arrest of 20 Serbian nationals suspected of terrorism was done in accordance with the law.

Markovic said that the conditions for holding fair and free elections were provided through the work of the government electoral trust, despite the strong political and economic pressure from abroad. Commenting on the arrest of 20 Serbian nationals suspected of creating a criminal organisation and attempting a terrorist act, and on temporarily shutting down Viber and Whats Up applications, he said that “everything was done in accordance with professional and regulatory rules and standards”.

Markovic pointed out that there were no legal or political grounds for non-recognition of the election results. The officials agreed that it was necessary to quickly and efficiently provide an institutional response to the objections to the electoral process on election day.

Markovic emphasised that the pro-Western forces, which had won the most of votes, were ready for dialogue with the opposition and that government’s door was open to all who share the vision of a stable, European and Euro-Atlantic Montenegro.

Source: Cafe Del Montenegro