Saturday, 17 March 2018

Croatia’s Neighbours Resolved to Get Closer to EU

ZAGREB, March 17, 2018 - The foreign ministers of six Western Balkan countries aspiring for European Union membership (WB6) confirmed in Sarajevo that their governments would continue to implement the reforms necessary for EU membership and that they would work on strengthening stability and cooperation in the region.

Monday, 26 February 2018

Croatia’s Neighbours Could Enter EU by 2025

ZAGREB, February 26, 2018 - European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker told Western Balkan countries on Sunday to see 2025 as the date when any of them could join the European Union, provided they worked to meet the criteria for membership, according to Reuters.

Saturday, 24 February 2018

Presidents of Croatia and Montenegro Meet

ZAGREB, February 24, 2018 - Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović on Friday received her Montenegrin counterpart Filip Vujanović, who was on a working visit to Croatia, the Office of the Croatian President said in a press release.

Wednesday, 21 February 2018

Croatia, Albania and Montenegro Seek Solution for Sea Pollution

ZAGREB, February 21, 2018 - Croatian Environmental Protection and Energy Minister Tomislav Ćorić and his counterparts Blendi Klosi of Albania and Pavle Radulović of Montenegro held talks in Dubrovnik on Tuesday about possible solutions to sea pollution from land-based sources, Ćorić's ministry said in a press release.

Saturday, 17 February 2018

Juncker: No EU Accession for Western Balkans Countries with Border Disputes

ZAGREB, February 17, 2018 - As a result of the bad experience from the Slovenian-Croatian border conflict, the Western Balkans have to solve their border disputes before they can become members of the European Union, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Saturday addressing the Munich Security Conference.

Monday, 5 February 2018

Culture Ministers of Croatia and Montenegro Discuss UNESCO Nomination

ZAGREB, February 5, 2018 – Montenegrin and Croatian culture ministers Aleksandar Bogdanović and Nina Obuljen Koržinek met in the Montenegrin coastal town of Kotor on Sunday to discuss Montenegro's application for the inclusion of the Bokeljska Mornarica maritime brotherhood on the UNESCO world cultural heritage list without specifying that it is the heritage of the Croatian people.

Saturday, 3 February 2018

Ambassador of Montenegro Pays Tribute to Defenders of Dubrovnik

ZAGREB, February 3, 2018 - Montenegrin Ambassador to Croatia Boro Vučinić on Friday attended a wreath-laying ceremony at Dubrovnik's Boninovo cemetery in tribute to Croatian soldiers killed in the defence of the city, the Montenegrin Foreign Ministry said a statement.

Wednesday, 31 January 2018

Police Denies Syrian Refugees Arrived to Montenegro from Split

ZAGREB, January 31 - Croatian police on Tuesday denied claims by Syrian emigrants from the Erica, an Italian fishing boat which sailed into Zelenika, Montenegro under Montenegrin border police escort, that they had arrived from Split, Croatia earlier today, as reported by some media.

Friday, 26 January 2018

Pelješac Bridge Contractor Completing First Part of Motorway in Montenegro

ZAGREB, January 26, 2018 - Work on the most difficult stretch of Montenegro's first motorway to run from the port of Bar to Boljare on the border with Serbia, which is being built by the China Road and Bridge Corporation (CRCB) that will also build the Pelješac Bridge in Croatia, will be finished according to schedule, in May 2019, Montenegro's Minister of Maritime Affairs and Transport, Osman Nurković, has said.

Friday, 19 January 2018

"Bokeljska Mornarica" Tradition Coming to UNESCO Heritage List?

ZAGREB, January 19, 2018 - A scientific conference about the Croatian Bokeljska Mornarica brotherhood that promotes the heritage of Croats in the Bay of Kotor, notably their maritime tradition, was held in Zagreb on Friday, with participants suggesting that Croatia propose to Montenegro that they together nominate the tradition called "Bokeljska Mornarica" for inclusion on UNESCO's Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage.

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