Embassy Statement (2015/12/2)

The U.S. Embassy congratulates Montenegro on receiving an invitation to join NATO. Today marks a major step for the country, and affirms the great strides made in many areas, especially rule of law and public support for the Alliance. Today, Montenegro enters a new era.

Ambassador Uyehara said, “Today is a very exciting day. Montenegrins should be rightfully proud of this great accomplishment. I look forward to continuing to work with Montenegro on its reform agenda in the coming months as the country begins the NATO accession process. Montenegro’s membership in NATO will contribute to the stability of the Balkans, Europe and the entire world.”