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In Montenegro the priest brought the case after the prayer service for St. Sophia

Montenegrin police filed a criminal case against the priest of the Serbian Orthodox Church (SOC) in Podgorica for the violation of measures against coronavirus after a Liturgy in connection with the conversion of Hagia Sophia in Istanbul from a Museum into a mosque, said the interior Ministry.

In Serbia and Montenegro, which, with varying success fought the Ottoman rule in the Balkans from the XIV to the XX century, the news about the change of status and the first since 1934 the Friday prayer in the Hagia Sophia caused a resonance. Patriarch Irinej of Serbia on July 13 called on the Turkish authorities to leave the object as a Museum with the possibility of both Christian and Islamic religious services.

Consulate of Russia in Montenegro will limit intake because of the situation with COVID-19

Consulate of Russia in Montenegro is restricted due to the rise in the incidence of COVID-19 in the Republic, said the Russian Embassy on Friday.

Institute of public health in Podgorica announced on Friday evening that for the past day tested tests 372 persons, of which 59 positive for coronavirus. Died two patients in Bar. Since the resumption of the epidemic in June, had 19 deaths, in the country 1618 active patients.

The Montenegrin authorities declared the epidemic COVID in the North

National coordination Council (NKT) with the government of Montenegro declared the epidemic COVID-19 in several communities (districts) in the country's North in connection with incidence growth, the government said.

According to the national Institute of health, on Wednesday morning in Montenegro with the start of the pandemic identified 907 patients with coronavirus, 80 patients are in hospitals, 17 people died. In recent days revealed 66 new infected. Sources in the ruling Democratic party of socialists told local media that the issue was scheduled for August 30 parliamentary elections.

Montenegrin doctors and teachers supported the Serbian Church

Teachers of the University of Montenegro and physicians from different cities of the country with their signatures in an open letter and personal participation in the meetings of believers defended the Serbian Orthodox Church (SOC) of the disputed law on religious associations.

In the centre of Podgorica on a plateau in front of the Cathedral Church of the Resurrection in the evening gathered about 10 thousand people for the solemn service.

The former head of the Ministry of interior of Montenegro urged the West to respond to the violence in the country

Former interior Minister of Montenegro and leader of the party "United Montenegro" Goran Danilovich called on the embassies of Western States and the EU delegation to respond to the violation of human rights when police clashes with protesting citizens.

In several cities of Montenegro on Wednesday and Thursday have been protests with the unrest. The police used force and special means, including tear gas. In Budva was arrested 17 protesters, including members of the opposition of the leadership of the city, injured one policeman. In the capital - Podgorica - detained 18 people, including two deputies of Parliament from the opposition Democratic front, the injured police officer. In the town of Niksic in the riots injured four police officers, arrested two protesters, but the police said that "working with the participants of the incident continues."

In Montenegro, four policemen were injured in the riots

Four employees of the Ministry of interior of Montenegro suffered during the riots in the city of Niksic in clashes with protesters on Thursday night, said police Department of the country.

In Podgorica, the capital of the country - on Wednesday evening, police detained the parliamentary deputies of the opposition Democratic front, Miloon of Sugovica and Marina Jocic. In front of the police station in Podgorica gathered about 200 protesting citizens. They are not separated, which demanded the police used tear gas then. Police arrested 18 people for any unrest that injured one police officer. Protests in front of police headquarters were also held in the cities of Bijelo Polje and Niksic.

In Montenegro during the riots were detained 18 people

Law enforcement authorities of Montenegro detained Wednesday evening 18 people amid the unrest in front of the interior Ministry Department in Podgorica, reported to the police Department.

In Podgorica on Wednesday evening, police detained the parliamentary deputies of the opposition Democratic front, Miloon of Sugovica and Marina Jocic. Jocic were detained during the broadcast on Facebook. Then in front of the police station in the capital gathered about 200 protesting citizens. They are not separated, which demanded the police used tear gas then.

The police opened a criminal case on the Metropolitan of Montenegro and seaside

Montenegrin police filed a criminal case against the Metropolitan of Montenegro and seaside of the Serbian Orthodox Church (SOC) of STS in connection with sacred processions on Sunday, the interior Ministry reported.

Mass peaceful protests against the persecution of SPC in Montenegro and a controversial law on freedom of religion, were held on Sunday in various cities of the country. On Monday, the Metropolitan Amphilochius was summoned to the security centre (police) in Podgorica and spent more than five hours, giving explanations.

SOC priests expelled from Montenegro in the background of the request for support of the Russian Federation

The Montenegrin authorities decided to send several priests of the Serbian Orthodox Church (SOC), while the President of Serbia Alexander Vucic, Patriarch Irinej asked Russia for help in protecting the interests of the Church, reported the press service of the Metropolitanate of Montenegro and the Seaside SPTS.

Earlier Thursday, during the visit of foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to Belgrade, the Serbian President told reporters that SOC is under threat and it needs the support of Russia. Patriarch Irinej at a meeting with Russian foreign Minister also noted that the interests of the Serbian Church in need of protection. Lavrov said that Moscow is always trying to support the clergy of the Orthodox churches to carry tranquility and peace, including in the Balkans.

Montenegro has identified seven new cases of infection with coronavirus

In Montenegro, after authorities declared it free from COVID-19 country revealed 7 new cases of the disease, said the Institute of public health on Thursday night.

The national Council for infectious diseases (NKT) with the government of Montenegro, June 2 officially recognized the epidemic of coronavirus in the country is over. President Milo Djukanovic in may declared victory over coronavirus, the government declared it free from COVID-19 direction and opened the borders for tourists of several countries. The opposition expressed doubts about the reliability of epidemiological data authorities.

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