December 13, 2015
Deputy Chief of Mission B. Bix Aliu and the US Embassy team supported the third pride parade organized on December 13 in Podgorica. The Pride took place without any incidents. Around 200 hundred people, protected by the police, marched peacefully. Participants included LGBTI activists, the Minister of Human and Minority rights, the Mayor of Podgorica, and representatives of civil society and the international community. Charge D ’Affaires Aliu addressed participants saying that the LGBTI community in Montenegro can count on continued US Government support because LGBTI rights are human rights.