Montenegro drawing closer to NATO

  • 22 Feb. 2010 -
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  • Last updated: 22 Feb. 2010 17:28

On 22 February 2010, the Defence Minister of Montenegro, Mr. Boro Vucinic, paid a working visit to NATO HQ, where he met with the NATO Deputy Secretary General, Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero.

Left to right: Boro Vucinic (Minister of Defence of Montenegro) shaking hands with Deputy NATO Secretary General, Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero

Amb. Bisogniero praised Montenegro’s efforts and progress achieved in implementing an ambitious set of reforms. He reaffirmed NATO’s willingness to continue providing relevant assistance and expertise to Montenegrin authorities in this process. He also expressed satisfaction with Montenegro’s decision to become a contributor to the ISAF mission in Afghanistan.

Minister Vucinic stressed the strategic nature of his country’s path toward NATO membership and confirmed a determination to intensify efforts aimed at reaching relevant standards.

The interlocutors also discussed the situation in the Western Balkans region.