View Full Version : Thousands rally in Montenegro capital, demand PM's resignation

10-24-2015, 04:05 PM
"Podgorica (Montenegro) (AFP) - Police in Montenegro's capital Podgorica fired tear gas on Saturday night to disperse several thousand people who rallied demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic, the third such clash in a week.

Protesters were throwing torches and firecrackers at anti-riot police guarding the parliament, in a bid to break the cordon and enter the building, when police fired tear gas to stop them, an AFP reporter said.

Earlier, thousands chanted "Milo thief!" and "He is finished!" in front of the parliament building, demanding free and fair elections organised by a transitional government in place of Djukanovic, who has been in power since 1990.

"More than 25 years in power would be too much even if he was Mahatma Gandhi and not this thief," said Raso, a 30-year old protester.

Djukanovic has previously rejected demands to resign, offering to call early elections after December's NATO meeting when the Balkan country is expected to be invited to join the alliance.

The prime minister has accused the opposition of trying to prevent the country's NATO membership, saying he is convinced Russia is behind the protests."

Typical western lackey, sucking EU/NATO dick while leaving his own people hungry and jobless.