Montenegro Press Review – October 22, 2014

Press Review
22 Oct 14

Montenegro Press Review – October 22, 2014

The Montenegrin government reckless regarding the threats by Albanian extremists, the opposition says. Montenegro’s most wanted fugative Safet Kalic arrested in Austria on money laundering charges. Czech Government supports Skoda Praha’s offer for construction of thermal power plant.

The opposition party NOVA said that the Montenegrin authorities “acting reckless” regarding the constant threat to the territorial integrity of Montenegro by Albanian extremists, as well as serious intellectuals and representatives of the Albanian national elite. Albanian party List for Natural Albania said it wants “no borders among the Albanians” from he Montenegrin town of Ulcinj to Cape Stylos in Greece.

Montenegro’s national Safet Kalic was arrested in Austria on an international warrant issued by the NCB Interpol Podgorica in 2011 upon the request of the state authorities of Montenegro. Interior Minister Rasko Konjevic said that Kalic had been arrested in Vienna with Kosovo passport on the basis of intelligence data exchanged between Montenegrin and Austrian police. He added that it is on Kalic to decide whether he will be immediately extradited or will he wait for the extradition proceedings.

Montenegro’s Deputy Prime Minister Vujica Lazović hosted on Tuesday Czech Ambassador to Montenegro Ivana Hlavsova to discuss economic cooperation between the two countries. Czech company Skoda Praha participates in the selection process aimed at choosing partner for the construction of the Block II of the Thermal Power Plant Pljevlja and that the company enjoys the Czech Government’s full support, the ambassador Hlavsova said. “The Czech government guarantees that the quality of delivered goods and services will be in accordance with the highest European standards,” she added.

Source: Balkan Insight (Montenegro)