Montenegro’s finance minister says ready to step down

By bne IntelliNews February 16, 2016

Montenegro’s finance minister Radoje Zugic said he is willing to quit his position, contributing this way to the political dialogue between the Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic and the opposition.

In January, Djukanovic proposed to the opposition parties to enter the government in exchange for their support.The idea was initiated by the opposition Pozitivna Crna Gora. Djukanovic then said he was ready to offer positions in the ministries of internal affairs, finance, social affairs and agriculture.

Following Djukanovic’s proposal, most opposition parties started talks with the ruling Social Democratic Party (SDP), seeking to find agreement on the government changes.

“I will gladly contribute to this [political dialogue],” Zugic was quotedas saying by Portalanalitika.me.

The negotiations are expected to end this week with agreement between all parties.

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