President of the Parliament of Montenegro, Mr. Ranko Krivokapić, held talks today with H.E. Ms. Maria do Carmo de Sousa Pinto Allegro de Magalhães, newly appointed Ambassador, Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Portugal to Montenegro.
Interlocutors stated friendly relations between Montenegro and Portugal and agreed that political contacts between the two countries should be stepped up in the following period.
Ambassador of the Republic of Portugal congratulated Montenegro for starting negotiation with the EU and praised fast progress of the state achieved in the EU and NATO integration.
President Krivokapić reiterated the readiness of Montenegro to continue with reforms and reaching the standards with the aim of sooner obtaining the EU membership and expressed expectation that Montenegro would soon become a member of NATO.