Tuesday, November 09, 2010

Montenegro and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines establish diplomatic relations


Continuing expanding its diplomatic network, today, this Tuesday November 9, 2010, the Government of Montenegro announced that the Ambassadors, Permanent Representatives of Montenegro and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) to the United Nations (UN) in New York City, N.Y., USA, respectively T.Exc. Messrs. Milorad Šćepanović and Camillo M. Gonsalves, signed yesterday (Mon. Nov. 8) a protocol on the establishment of formal diplomatic relations between the two countries at an ambassadorial level, constituting recognition by SVG of Montenegro’s independence.

During their meeting, both representatives agreed that this new chapter in the relations between the two countries now provided the basis for the enhancement of reciprocal ties, both on bilateral and multilateral levels, especially underlining the importance of co-operation of small States within the UN system. Having in mind the importance of tourism revenues in their respective economies, they also discussed possibilities of exchanging experience and co-operating in this particular field.

Photograph credit: © Government of Montenegro 2010.