Milatović: The current moment represents a turning point in the negotiation process

Milatović said that the ninth of May, as the day when the foundations of the European Union were laid, is a symbol of unity, peace and solidarity among European nations.

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Milatović, Photo: Office for Public Relations of the President of Montenegro
Milatović, Photo: Office for Public Relations of the President of Montenegro
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The current moment represents a turning point in the negotiation process and I expect that all political and social factors will work even more decisively to fulfill the tasks that lead to the full membership of Montenegro in the European Union (EU) by 2028, said the President of the country Jakov Milatović at the ceremony on the occasion commemoration of May 9 - Europe Day organized by the Delegation of the European Union in Montenegro, announced the Office for Public Relations of the President of Montenegro.

As stated in the announcement, in his address to those present, he said that the ninth of May, as the day when the foundations of the European Union were laid, is a symbol of unity, peace and solidarity among European nations.

He pointed out that in the postulates of democracy and the rule of law on which the EU was built, there are also his motives for entering politics and the aspiration that Montenegro, as a country that inherits these values ​​and that has advanced the furthest in negotiations, soon becomes a full member of the European family .

He pointed out that the integration process of our country is the way to strengthen institutions, consolidate democratic principles and establish the rule of law, adding that the commitment to achieving a better life for all citizens of Montenegro is the essence of his political activity.

Milatović said that in the previous period significant steps were taken in the area of ​​suppression of corruption and organized crime, which contributed to the fact that our country is on the threshold of meeting the temporary benchmarks in the area of ​​the rule of law.

"Finally, he stated that despite facing internal challenges, the views of all social actors must remain sincerely directed towards the European horizon, which is required by the continuous high level of support of citizens for our European path," the announcement concludes.

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