|Author (Corporate)||European Parliament: European Parliamentary Research Service|
|Series Title||At a Glance|
|Series Details||June 2016|
|Publication Date||June 2016|
|Content Type||Journal | Series | Blog, Overview|
In May 2016, Montenegro signed its accession protocol with NATO, entering the final phase of becoming its 29th member. Although joining NATO has long been a strategic priority for the Montenegrin government, the issue is far from uncontroversial. Low public support in the country and the threat of Russian counter-measures remain major challenges to be addressed.
|Subject Categories||Security and Defence|
|Countries / Regions||Europe, Montenegro|