Montenegro Press Review – March 26, 2015

Press Review
26 Mar 15

Montenegro Press Review – March 26, 2015

PM Djukanovic claims public support for NATO is rising. There is no evidence that the Tabacki bridge was protected monument. Better infrastructural connectivity to accelerate Western Balkan’s development.

Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic said that Montenegro found itself in front of the NATO door in a record time. He pointed out that four to six per cent rise of public support for the membership was recorded, stating that it was the result of the campaign of the parties that advocate NATO membership. At the Prime Minister’s hour in parliament he also announced a meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in mid-April in Brussels.

The Administrative Court of Montenegro has adopted an motion form the capital Podgorica’s agency construction and development and annulled the decision of the Ministry of Culture form December 12 last year, which placed the Tabacki bridge on the river Ribnica under temporary protection. The court found that there was no evidence to prove that the bridge has the status of a protected cultural monument.

Montenegro’s Minister of Transport and Maritime Affairs ,Ivan Brajovic, took part in the regional ministerial conference in Pristina, dedicated to regional projects, with an emphasis on infrastructural investment. In his address, Brajovic said that Pristina conference marked significant step towards creating a Western Balkan’s transport network, which is to be funded in cooperation with the European Union.

Source: Balkan Insight (Montenegro)