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13.09.2007.

European Stability Initiative: Post - Modern Nation - Montenegro one year after independence

With its mountainous geography and turbulent history Montenegro is a small Balkan. It is Europes youngest state, gaining independence in summer 2006. Since then it has not been in the news much. This is in itself remarkable for a country that was once feared to turn into a failed state in a troubled region...

30.07.2007.

Guardian , London: The full Monte

Montenegro has only recently arrived on the tourist map, says Sean Ingle. So if you venture just a little off the beaten track, you'll find few other tourists to disturb the peace...

30.07.2007.

The New York Times/International Heard Tribune: An Adriatic stretch is awaiting its Riviera moment

British writer Rebecca West once called Budva, the largest and northernmost city on the Montenegrin Riviera, "a little white tortoise against the blue sea." Not much has changed over the course of two wars, a Communist regime and almost 70 years since she wrote that: Budva is still a white-walled jewel jutting into the glass-clear Adriatic Sea, a dramatic entry point to the miles of beaches that stretch south toward the Albanian border. Along its lee side lies a small harbor stocked with fishing and pleasure boats; along its seaside runs an imposing Venetian fortress...

25.07.2007.

Reuters: Montenegro booming, must watch environment-World Bank

PODGORICA, July 24 (Reuters) - Montenegro is showing "amazing progress" in its macroeconomic performance and structural reforms, but should take care not to let mass tourism ruin its natural beauty, a senior World Bank official said...

12.04.2007.

Makfax online: Montenegro presented its tourism destinations to Macedonia

Macedonian tourists in Montenegro are not just common guests, but are also friends of Montenegro who will be always met with cordial welcome. Montenegrin Minister of Tourism, Predrag Nenezic, said this today in Skopje at the promotion of Montenegro's tourism offer for the 2007 season...

23.03.2007.

Radio Free Europe: Montenegro Seals EU Pre-Entry Agreement

The Stabilization and Association Agreement was initialed in the capital, Podgorica, by Prime Minister Zeljko Sturanovic and EU Enlargement Commissioner Olli Rehn. At a joint press conference, Rehn said the deal will bring concrete benefits for the people of Montenegro...

23.03.2007.

People's Daily Online: NATO chief pledges support to Montenegro's Euro-Atlantic integration

NATO Secretary General Jaap De Hoop Scheffer said on Friday that the alliance would provide full support to Montenegro in its military reform and the Euro-Atlantic integration process, said reports reaching here from the Montenegrin capital Podgorica...

12.03.2007.

International Heard Tribune: World's newest country to take first step toward EU membership

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Montenegro, which gained independence last summer, will take its first concrete step towards membership of the European Union with the adoption of a pre-membership agreement later this month, officials said Thursday...

12.03.2007.

Javno.com: Montenegro EU Pact Should Be Finalised Soon

Montenegro should be able to finalise an agreement with the European Union that is a first step toward membership very soon....

01.02.2007.

Southeast European Times: Croatia, Montenegro seek to boost ties

Efforts to improve ties and boost economic co-operation were the focus of a January 12th visit to Montenegro by a Croatian delegation headed by Prime Minister Ivo Sanader. Though memories of the volatile past are fresh, the desire to work for a common European future is even stronger...