Kosovo Neighbours Wary Of Recognition
26 February 2008 Brussels _ Macedonian and Montenegrin Presidents visiting Brussels Tuesday said their countries will not begin the process of recognising Kosovo immediately. Macedonia’s Branko Crvenkovski said his country as a European Union and NATO candidate has obligations to follow the common foreign policy in both blocs, and consensus there appears to be absent as yet. He added there are other factors too. “One of them is that in defining our position towards the independence of Kosovo, we are obliged to take into account... Vazhdo

February 26, 2008  :: Lajmet / Vijesti :: Comments Off on Kosovo Neighbours Wary Of Recognition
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Montenegro properties attract foreign investors
Since its establishment in 2006, Montenegro has gained the prestigious status of leading Europe in terms of foreign investment per capita. Recently there has been a surge of interest for the real estate market in Montenegro, which is now being considered as one of the fastest growing property markets in the world. Investors from Europe (UK, Russia), America and the Arab world have pumped hundreds of millions to this growing market in a bid to make quick and significant profits. It should be mentioned that a foreign investor can be the... Vazhdo
Russians prompt boom in Montenegro
his week, Kosovo became Europe’s newest state, a distinction held for the last two years by Montenegro – which declared independence from Serbia in 2006. Russian money is transforming parts of Montenegro But Montenegro keeps another record, it gets more foreign investment per capita than any other country in Europe, well over $1,000 (£515) for each of its 650,000 people. Much of it comes from Russia. Step off the plane in the Montenegrin capital, Podgorica, and the first thing you see is a billboard in Russian: “Come... Vazhdo
Montenegro: Mixed Emotions on Kosovo
17 February 2008 Podgorica _ While Montenegro’s Albanians were celebrating Kosovo’s independence, parties representing the country’s Serbs were calling for protests against the establishment of the newly-independent state.During the Kosovo Parliament’s sitting, convened to proclaim independence, residents of Tuzi and Ulcinj, areas with sizable Albanian populations, gathered in cafés and at the offices of ethnic Albanian parties, to start the celebrations. Two Albanian parties in Montenegro, the Democratic Alliance, DS, and the... Vazhdo
Director of the Center for Strategic Studies Janusz Bugajski says Montenegro could join NATO in the next few years.
Bugajski told Podgorica daily Republika that it seemed “likely” that Croatia, Macedonia and Albania would be invited to join NATO at the alliance’s April summit in Bucharest. According to the analyst, it will be important for NATO to send a signal from that summit that the doors to the alliance are still open to the remaining European countries, including Montenegro. Asked whether NATO was interested in establishing a base in Montenegro, he said that the alliance “doesn’t require big bases,” though it could... Vazhdo

February 11, 2008  :: Politika :: Comments Off on Director of the Center for Strategic Studies Janusz Bugajski says Montenegro could join NATO in the next few years.
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