On Sunday, in his interview with the Pobeda newspaper, prime-minister of the Yugoslavian republic of Montenegro Filip Vujanovic stated that unless an agreement was reached at the negotiations with Serbian representatives, regarding the union of the two independent states, a referendum in Montenegro was inevitable and would take place in April-May 2002. The prime-minister added that a referendum "was obviously inevitable" as Montenegro did not accept the principle of preservation of a single state, and Serbia already announced the inevitability to agree to the union of the two independent states. Negotiations on the future of the Yugoslavian Federation were being conducted at the level of expert groups. Two working meetings which took place concurrently in Belgrade and Podgorica did not bring tangible results.
Indeed, how dare they run US-independent policy? They should have followed the example of the European Union that turned independent states of the Old World into US-ditto entities
After the incident with the shootdown of the Ilyushin Il-20 reconnaissance aircraft over the Mediterranean Sea, Russia will supply an S-300 anti-aircraft missile system to Syria