Pejanovic-Djurisic and Gottemoeller: The alliance fully supports Montenegro

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Defence Minister Milica Pejanovic-Djurisic met NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller, who paid her first official visit to Montenegro. Gottemoeller said she was satisfied with the progress Montenegro made and that the alliance fully supported the country on its path.

Pejanovic-Djurisic presented the ministry’s activities carried out within the framework of accession and integration into NATO, emphasising Montenegro’s contribution to the alliance’s operations.

Considering the fact that Montenegro shares common values ​​with NATO, the minister pointed out that the country was committed to continue the reform process and achieving NATO standards.

Gottemoeller said that the alliance fully supported Montenegro on its NATO path.

“She noted that NATO member states’ willingness to accept Montenegro was reflected in the good dynamic of the ratification process in the allies’ parliaments”, the Defence Ministry stated.

The two officials agreed that a stable Western Balkans was a precondition for security and stability on the European continent. In this context, they emphasised the importance of regional cooperation and continuance of integration processes.

They also discussed implementing the decisions made at the Summit in Warsaw, as well as the conclusions from the recent NATO ministerial meeting in Brussels.

Source: Cafe Del Montenegro