Economic rationale for Pljevlja II already in question as Podgorica struggles to find financing after Czech Export Bank declines to fund project.
EU enlargement commissioner reaffirms his determination to bring Western Balkan countries into the union, despite growing perception that the enlargement process is doomed.
The banking downturn is over, with profitability surging last year, according to the lender's annual CEE Banking Report.
Entry to Nato and the EU are priorities for Montenegro's ruling DPS, but accession to the alliance has cost Podgorica its friendship with Russia.
High costs of building the Bar-Boljare motorway have put Podgorica under pressure, with shortage of funds for other investments expected.