Montenegro in NATO

 Montenegro and NATO have signed today in Brussels a protocol on accession to the alliance, paving the way for Montenegro to become the 29th member of the military alliance. 

The Prime Minister of Montenegro, Milo Djukanovic attendet the signing ceremony at NATO's headquarters in Brussels.

General of NATO, Jens Stoltenberg, said it represents "the beginning of a new safe chapter" in the history of Montenegro.

Montenegro will participate in the NATO meetings as observers until all member states ratify the NATO accession protocol. Mr. Djukanovic said Montenegro hopes to become a regular member of NATO until next year, becoming the third Balkan country to join NATO, after Albania and Croatia.

Russia has expressed concerns about the membership of Montenegro, because, Moscow says is concerned about the movement of NATO towards Russia's border, considering it as a threat.

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