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Foreign Minister Darmanović meets with his Dutch counterpart Koenders: Montenegro and Netherlands to boost cooperation in economy, energy and tourism

Foreign Minister Darmanović meets with his Dutch counterpart Koenders: Montenegro and Netherlands to boost cooperation in economy, energy and tourism
Published date 18.04.2017 17:00 | Author PR Service

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Podgorica, Montenegro (18 April 2017) – Minister of Foreign Affairs Srđan Darmanović met earlier today with his Dutch counterpart Bert Koenders for talks on bilateral cooperation between the two countries.

Minister Darmanović said that the visit of Dutch Minister Koenders is important for strengthening political dialogue between Montenegro and the Netherlands, adding that it clearly demonstrates the willingness of the Netherlands to continue supporting Montenegro towards its European and Euro - Atlantic path.

Minister Darmanović thanked Minister Koenders for the continued support of the Netherlands to Montenegro in pursuing its foreign policy priorities, stressing the importance for intensifying cooperation and communication between the two countries in the coming period.

Ducth Minister Koenders highlighted that the Netherlands strongly supports Montenegro's EU accession process, adding that Montenegro has an important role when it comes to the preserving peace and stability in the region.

The meeting stressed that the two countries cherish good bilateral relations which can be additionally strengthened in various fields of the joint interest. Having in mind that Montenegro is interested in attracting Dutch investors, the two officials agreed that Montenegro and the Netherlands should boost cooperation in economy, energy and tourism.