Montenegro Press Review – June 26, 2015

Press Review
26 Jun 15

Montenegro Press Review – June 26, 2015

Montenegro names six special prosecutors for organized crime; miners block roads, locals require traffic normalisation; Prime Minister Djukanovic did not call for NATO bombing in 1999, cabinet says.

The Prosecution Council, chaired by the Supreme State Prosecutor Ivica Stankovic, appointed six special prosecutors for organize crime and corruption. The council approved appointment of the former prosecutors in the Department for Combating Organised Crime, Corruption, Terrorism and War Crimes, Mira Samardzic, Lidija Vukcevic and Marija Raspopovic, former judges of the Basic Court in Podgorica, Lidija Mitrovic and Natasa Boskovic, as well as Tatjana Zizic, a lawyer.

Workers the Bauxite Mines company will continue to block the Niksic-Zupa until they get accurate information about the solutions adopted by the government on Thursday. On the other hand, residents of the area of Niksicka Zupa urged the the police to find a solution and to normalise traffic toward their villages where about 5,000 local people have been cut from Niksic.

The cabinet of Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic denied the allegations of anti-NATO ativists that PM had requested the Alliance to bomb targets in Montenegro during the 1999 bombing. “The information is not true. Such a statement is not consistent with common sense, because neither than, nor today the decision on NATO operations could be made by anyone outside the Alliance, including Montenegro. It is clear that it was a malicious fabrication,” the cabinet sai in a statment.

Source: Balkan Insight (Montenegro)