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US Congress Delegation visits Montenegro: With rule of law to economic development

US Congress Delegation visits Montenegro: With rule of law to economic development
Published date 01.09.2017 19:15 | Author PR Service

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Podgorica, Montenegro (1 September 2017) -- Deputy Prime Minister for Political System, Internal and Foreign Policy Zoran Pažin met today with a delegation of the United States Congress, led by Congressman Doug Lamborn.

Pointing to the importance of the visit of members of the House of Representatives of the United States, DPM Pažin said that their stay in Montenegro is a testimony of full commitment to strengthening the friendly and partner relations between the two countries. He expressed the belief that such a relationship will be upgraded with new joint activities that are important for the stability and prosperity of our country. DPM Pažin informed the distinguished guests about the plans for further work of Montenegro in the field of the rule of law, in order to create a safe environment for continuing economic growth and improving the standards of living of citizens in Montenegro.

Speaking about the political and security environment in Montenegro, DPM Pažin took the opportunity to underline the clear goal of Montenegro to continue to represent and affect good neighborly relations, emphasising the importance of US support in this political context.

When it comes to regional security challenges, the officials agreed that only a clear commitment to respecting the principles of democracy can be a guarantee for a stable social and economic development in the twenty-first century.

Also, both sides agreed that Montenegro's membership in NATO has created the basis for further strengthening of economic cooperation between the USA and Montenegro.

In addition to Congressman Lamborn, the US delegation included Congressmen: Andy Barr (Kentucky), John Shimkus (Illinois), Steve Cohen (Tennessee) and Buddy Carter (Georgia).