Serbia and Montenegro


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Serbia and Montenegro

(sûr`bēə, mŏn'tənē`grō), Serbian Srbija i Crna Gora, former country of SE Europe, in the Balkan Peninsula, a short-lived union (2003–6) of the republics of SerbiaSerbia
, Serbian Srbija , officially Republic of Serbia, republic (2015 est. pop. 8,851,000), 34,116 sq mi (88,361 sq km), W central Balkan Peninsula; formerly the chief constituent republic of Yugoslavia and of its short-lived successor, Serbia and Montenegro.
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 and the much smaller MontenegroMontenegro
, Serbo-Croatian Crna Gora, officially Republic of Montenegro, republic (2015 est. pop. 628,000), 5,332 sq mi (13,810 sq km), W Balkan Peninsula. It is bordered by Croatia in the west, Bosnia and Herzegovina in the northwest, Serbia in northeast, Kosovo and
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 that was also a successor state to the former Yugoslavia. BelgradeBelgrade
, Serbian Beograd, city (1991 est. pop. 1,168,454), capital of Serbia, and of the former nation of Yugoslavia and its short-lived successor, Serbia and Montenegro, at the confluence of the Danube and Sava rivers.
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 was the federal capital and largest city. See YugoslaviaYugoslavia
, Serbo-Croatian Jugoslavija, former country of SE Europe, in the Balkan Peninsula. Belgrade was the capital and by far the largest city. Yugoslavs (i.e.
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By examining the laws of Serbia and Montenegro's neighbours, I was able to offer policy advice with best practice examples from the region.
In an effort to prevent further fragmenting of the Balkans, the European Union brokers a deal keeping Serbia and Montenegro together in a loose union for at least three years
Serbia and Montenegro All the countries shown in green on this map were once part of one nation: Yugoslavia.
Serbia and Montenegro is pressed by a deadline set fir the end of February to bring Mladic to justice, or face interruption of the official talks for E.U.
''Serbia is absolutely ready for a compromise, but the limits that our state borders Albania and Macedonia could not be changed,'' Serbia and Montenegro Foreign Minister Vuk Draskovic said in an interview last month.
The state union of Serbia and Montenegro (excluding U.N.-administered Kosovo) has an area of nearly 35,300 square miles and a population of approximately 8,186,000.
Each Respondent submitted preliminary objections to the admissibility of Serbia and Montenegro's application, and to the Court's jurisdiction to adjudicate the dispute on the above grounds.
Sinisa Mihajlovic of Serbia and Montenegro was sent off in the 26th minute of the Group 9 clash for violent conduct.
President Bush's decision is the result of significant steps by Serbia and Montenegro to advance defense reform, improve cooperation with the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yogosalvia (ICTY), and combat organized crime in the wake of the assassination of Serbian Prime Minister Zoran Dlindlic.
"At this time of national mourning, His Holiness expresses his solidarity with the people of Serbia and Montenegro in their resolute efforts to work for the renewal of society and the building of a democratic order marked by justice, cooperation in the pursuit of the common good and respect for the rights of all," said the telegram.
Under the agreement, Montenegro will pay Serbia USD5m in cash for the two airports and another USD5m through services to JAT, which operates daily flights between Serbia and Montenegro, reported The Associated Press.
The precarious federation of republics that made up Yugoslavia was reduced to Serbia and Montenegro as a result of years of fierce civil wars.