Milo Djukanovic

Montenegro premier "needs to rest" after quarter-century in power

Montenegro’s longtime Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic said that the need for rest led him to leave government after another election win earlier this month.

Montenegro's Djukanovic to step aside, but keep grip on power

Montenegro's longtime Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic will quit the government voluntarily for the third time in 25 years, but indicated Wednesday that he will keep power in his hands by remaining...

Djukanovic won't continue as Montenegrin prime minister

Montenegro's longtime Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic will not continue as the government head despite just having won a close election race, a statement by his Democratic Party of Socialists (DPS...

Serbia arrests people suspected of illegal activities against Montenegro

Vucic said that law enforcement authorities in Serbia had collected material evidence against the latest arrestees who had reportedly planned in Serbia "to conduct various illegal activities...

Detention set for 14 Serbs over attempt to disrupt Montenegrin vote

Prosecutorial authorities in Montenegro on Monday reported that detention had been assigned to 14 out of 20 Serbian citizens arrested on Saturday night on suspicion of planning violent incidents...

Djukanovic claims Montenegro win, says on track for NATO and EU

Montenegro remains on track for NATO and EU membership, said longtime Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic early Monday after securing a win in parliamentary elections the day before.

Montenegro election: DPS wins 35 seats, DF 18

Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic's Democratic Party of Socialists (DPS) won Sunday's parliamentary election in Montenegro, but will not be able to form a government on its own.

Montenegro's Djukanovic set to extend 25-year reign reign

Montenegrin Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic and his Democratic Party of Socialists (DPS) were on their way to extend their 25-year reign after winning the most votes in Sunday's tense election,...

News of terrorism threat ups ante in nail-biting Montenegrin polls

Tensions went up by a notch during elections in Montenegro Sunday when police said they had arrested 20 Serbian nationals, accusing them of intent to destabilize the country by terrorism.

Electioneering ban ahead of Sunday's Montenegro parl. polls

A ban on electioneering took effect on Saturday in Montenegro ahead of Sunday's parliamentary election, the tenth since the introduction of a multi-party system and the fourth since that former...

Montenegrin elections cast uncertainty on Djukanovic's 25-year reign

Milo Djukanovic has governed Montenegro since 1991, weathering Yugoslav wars, UN sanctions, and breaks with "sister" Serbia and "mother" Russia. But voters may on Sunday show that they have had...

Djukanovic says Montenegro's EU, NATO bids not anti-Russian

Montenegrin Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic said on Saturday that his country's orientation towards Europe and NATO was not anti-Russian and that it was not true that all NATO members were Russia's...

Montenegro's role in 1991 shelling of Dubrovnik is a disgrace, says PM

What happened in Dubrovnik in 1991 is a disgrace for Montenegro and it must "never happen again because it wasn't in Montenegro's national interest," Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic said in...

Montenegrin PM doesn't expect strained relations with Russia

Montenegrin Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic said on Saturday that he did not expect the relations with Russia to be strained further after the signing of a protocol on Montenegro's NATO accession...

Montenegro hopes to join NATO by mid-2017 despite Russian concerns

Montenegro expects to join NATO by the middle of 2017, Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic said Thursday, as his country and the military alliance signed an accession protocol despite Russian concerns...