Story title EU-Montenegro
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Montenegro officially applied to join the EU on 15 December 2008. On 19 December 2009, it achieved visa liberalisation with the EU and on 1 May 2010, the Stabilisation and Association Agreement (SAA), entered into force.

In November 2010, the Commission issued a favourable opinion on Montenegro's application and the Council granted it candidate status.The accession negotiations with Montenegro started on 29 June 2012.

The 8th meeting of the Accession Conference with Montenegro at ministerial level was held on 13 December 2016  to open negotiations on Chapter 11 - Agriculture and rural development and Chapter 19 - Social policy and employment. In addition, the Conference confirmed at ministerial level the opening of Chapter 12 - Food safety, veterinary and phytosanitary policy, and of Chapter 13 - Fisheries.

Video title Herman Van Rompuy meets the PM of Montenegro
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Herman VAN ROMPUY, President of the European Council, meets Milo ÐUKANOVIĆ, Prime Minister of Montenegro, on 21 January 2013, in Brussels.

Reference 98256 Video infos Mpg4 / PAL - 16:9 Duration 00:01:00 Type Roundtable
Shooting date 21-01-2013 Country Belgium Town Brussels    
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Arrival of Milo ÐJUKANOVIĆ, Prime Minister of Montenegro. Welcome by Herman VAN ROMPUY, President of the European Council

Keywords : Montenegro | Van Rompuy | Ðjukanović Duration : 00:00:10


Photo opportunity: handshake (4 shots)

Duration : 00:00:15


Entering the meeting room

Duration : 00:00:06



Duration : 00:00:06


Roundtable (6 shots)

Duration : 00:00:21



Duration : 00:00:01