Montenegro Press Review – January 26, 2015

Press Review
26 Jan 15

Montenegro Press Review – January 26, 2015

The government rejects claims that 300 citizens are under surveillance over terrorism suspicions. The opposition requires concrete results in the fight against corruption. Montenegro begins meetings with oil companies interested in research in the Adriatic Sea.

The Interior Minister, Rasko Konjevic, said that it was not true that the Montenegrin services monitor 300 people associated with terrorism, stating that the number was smaller. ‘I can not tell you the real figures because such data is marked as classified information,” the minister said.

Adopting the set ofanti-corruption legislation in a shortened procedure, Montnegro has avoid blockade of negotiations process with the European Union for now, said the representative of the opposition Democratic front, Predrag Bulatovic, adding that concrete results are needed in 2015.

The government has said that the initial meetings with representatives of companies that submitted bids for the exploration and exploitation of oil and gas in the Montenegrin part of the Adriatic sea should begin by the end of this week.

Source: Balkan Insight (Montenegro)