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Montenegrin opposition will not cooperate with ruling party after election win

Podgorica, Sept 3 (Sputnik) Montenegrin opposition coalition Black on White, formed around the URA movement along with other opposition forces, is striving for political changes in the country and will not cooperate with President Milo Djukanovic’s ruling Democratic Party of Socialists (DPS), general secretary of the coalition Mileta Radovanic said on Thursday.
According to the results of Sunday's parliamentary elections in Montenegro, three blocs of opposition forces — For the Future of Montenegro, Peace is Our Nation and Black on White — won a combined majority of 41 seats in the 81-seat legislature, while DPS only gained 30 seats. On Wednesday, DPS expressed readiness to form a parliamentary majority without radical pro-Serb opposition, indirectly inviting the Euro-reformist URA movement to cooperate.
"We have already done a historic thing - Montenegro has not changed the regime in free elections for 30 years. In fact, in our entire history we have never changed power in elections ... As for Mr. Djukanovic and a possible invitation to cooperation from the DPS, we have not yet received it officially, we have seen it in the media. But in all our rhetoric and election campaign, we acted as an opposition party and asked citizens to vote for change. And if we are now that weight on the scales ... of course, we must comply with the will of citizens who have shown that they are seeking changes," Radovanic said.
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B'desh Foreign Minister mourns demise of Brunei's Prince Abdul Azim

24 Oct 2020 | 9:06 PM

Dhaka, Oct 24 (UNI) Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen expressed his deep condolences over the demise of the Prince of Brunei Darussalam Haji Abdul Azim, who died on Saturday. He was 38.

In a message written to the Foreign Minister of Brunei Darussalam Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah, Dr Momen expressed heartfelt sympathies to the bereaved Royal family, the government and the people of Brunei Darussalam for this unbearable loss. He wished that the bereaved family members would have enough fortitude to cope with this intolerable loss.

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COVID-19: Nepal registers 2,225 new infections

24 Oct 2020 | 7:20 PM

Kathmandu, Oct 24 (UNI) Nepal on Saturday reported 2,225 new cases of COVID-19, taking the cumulative national infection tally to 1,55,233.

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US Coast Guard ships to be deployed in western Pacific to tackle China

US Coast Guard ships to be deployed in western Pacific to tackle China

24 Oct 2020 | 7:19 PM

Washington, Oct 24 (UNI) The United States announced on Saturday that it will be deploying its Coast Guard patrol ships in the western Pacific to counter what it described as “destabilizing and malign” activities being carried out in the region by China.

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Japan estimates record low number of newborns in 2020

24 Oct 2020 | 6:40 PM

Tokyo, Oct 24 (UNI) The Japanese government disclosed on Saturday that it expects the number of babies born in 2020 to drop to around 845,000, hence hitting a new record low.

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COVID-19: Polish president tests positive

COVID-19: Polish president tests positive

24 Oct 2020 | 6:27 PM

Warsaw, Oct 24 (UNI) Poland's President Andrzej Duda has tested positive for COVID-19, confirmed his spokesperson on Saturday morning.

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