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Government of Montenegro: We condemn in strongest terms attack on US Embassy, safety and security of Mission personnel are not violated

Published date 22.02.2018 12:00 | Author PR Service

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The Government of Montenegro strongly condemns last night's incident in which one person was killed by activating explosive devices near the Embassy of the United States of America in Podgorica.

Minister of the Interior Mevludin Nuhodžić and Director of the Police Directorate Slavko Stojanović visited the site and the US Embassy this morning. On that occasion, as well as in other contacts of Montenegrin officials with representatives of the USA, regrets regarding the attack and solidarity with the USA were expressed, and our strong position was emphasized that this event will not and cannot undermine the high level of safety and security of diplomatic missions or overall security situation in Montenegro. The competent authorities are making every effort to clarify this case.

The Ministry of the Interior and the Government of Montenegro condemn in the strongest terms the attack on the US Embassy and express their regret at this event. All competent authorities undertake measures and actions to clarify this case and to ensure full security and safety of the Mission personnel of the US Embassy, the Minister of the Interior said.

PUBLIC RELATIONS SERVICE OF THE GOVERNMENT OF MONTENEGRO

Sprays - US Embassy, arrival of the Minister of the Interior and Director of the Police Directorate: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gtVJaGqNZVU&feature=youtu.be

Statement by the Minister of the Interior: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KU8zyp40NgI&feature=youtu.be

Press release by the Police Directorate: http://www.gov.me/en/News/181977/Authorities-are-intensively-working-on-identification-of-person-who-committed-suicide-attack-on-US-Embassy.html