Montenegro is a leader and the most successful multiethnic country in the region. It’s not a coincidence that it’s the first country I visited after taking over this function, said today new special envoy to Western Balkans, Mr Matthew Palmer.
As representatives of the Government said, Prime Minister of Montenegro, Mr Duško Marković, congratulated Mr Palmer on his new duty and added that his appointment represented real possibility of accelerating achievement of our objectives.
“We are so glad that you are performing that function now, since you know Balkans very well”, said PM.
Mr Palmer pointed out that the he would lead U.S. efforts to focus on the Balkans region more.
It was stated that process of European and Euro-Atlantic integration of WB was important for both Europe and the region and that EU enlargement policy should be seen as European strategic policy.
“That means that enlargement process must be alive”, said PM.
He acquainted Mr Palmer with the results and strategic plans while stating that Government’s economic policy “still produces great results”.
“We put special emphasis on the results in the field of rule of law and improvement of media freedom”, concluded Mr Marković.