Belgrade, November 29th The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Montenegro announced the expulsion of the Serbian ambassador to Montenegro on the 28th for “interference in internal affairs”.
The Serbian Ministry of Foreign Affairs subsequently announced the expulsion of the Montenegrin ambassador to Serbia on the basis of the principle of reciprocity.
On the same day, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Montenegro issued a statement saying that Vladimir Boržović, Serbia’s ambassador to Montenegro, “has been interfering in Montenegro’s internal affairs for a long time” and his behavior and remarks are inconsistent with diplomatic status. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Montenegro found Božović “unpopular” and asked Božović to leave Montenegro.
The Serbian Ministry of Foreign Affairs subsequently issued a statement saying that the Montenegrin ambassador to Serbia, Tarzan Milosevic, was “undesirable” based on the principle of reciprocity, and asked Milosevic to leave Serbia within 72 hours.
Serbia and Montenegro belonged to the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. In 1991, the Yugoslav Federation began to disintegrate. In 1992, Serbia and Montenegro formed the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.
In February 2003, the name of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia was renamed Serbia and Montenegro.
Montenegro declared its independence on June 3, 2006.
On the 5th of the same month, Serbia declared its succession to the status of the subject of Serbia and Herzegovina in international law and became an independent state.