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Abazovic: After August 30, everything has been done to protect Montenegro

Deputy Prime Minister of Montenegro and coordinator of security services, Dritan Abazovic, said that the attempt to bring down the whole security system after the event in Cetinje on September 5 was, for him, the red line that cannot be crossed. The red line occurred after the events in Cetinje, there were no casualties there, […]

Panel VI: We cannot expect our allies and partners to solve our problems

Disinformation is a part of a much larger ecosystem of the negative Russian influence and active measures that encompass a lot of different tools, including strategic corruption, that create a network of influences, organized crime that is an instrument of state administration for Russia, use of proxies and Trojan horses as well as the cyber-attacks, […]

Increasingly stronger cooperation between China and Russia is a special challenge for transatlantic community

The biggest security challenge for the countries relating to China is the Chinese coupling of economic and security issues, said Ian Johnson, Senior Fellow from the Council on Foreign Relations.On the panel about China and Chinese influence, he emphasized that China became the second most important economy in the world and is successfully developing its […]

Instead of America First, we now have international cooperation

America has returned to the global scene as a liberal democracy dedicated to the rule of law, liberal democratic values, human rights, but it has also returned as a team player, said Charles Kupchan, a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). Speaking at a panel on America’s role in the new geopolitical […]

The United States would respond diplomatically and politically in working to isolate those forces that really do not want a sovereign and democratic Montenegro

Deputy Assistant Secretary of the United States Gabriel Escobar said today that the current Montenegrin Government would have the U.S. support as long as it remained democratic and focused on its European future. Participating at the 11th 2BS Forum, Escobar said that the only solution to the tensions in the Balkans is a European membership […]

Prime Minister Zdravko Krivokapic at the 2BS Forum

The Government will work on everything that was assessed as negative in the report and will try to eliminate the shortcomings to the satisfaction of all citizens, said the Prime Minister of Montenegro, Zdravko Krivokapic. The most important elements are in Chapters 23 and 24, and you state that the best results were recorded in […]

Western Balkan region can count on NATO’s help in its Euro-Atlantic aspirations

When it comes to the Western Balkan region, NATO policy, including the open-door policy, helps strengthen the stability and cooperation in the Western Balkans, said NATO Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană at the 11th 2BS Forum. In the introduction, he thanked the Atlantic Council of Montenegro and congratulated for 15 years of committed work on […]