The Prime Minister of Montenegro, Zdravko Krivokapić, said that he would not be in Cetinje on Monday, September 5, when the enthronement of Metropolitan Joanikije of Montenegro and the Littoral will take place in the Cetinje Monastery. There will be no ban on enthronement, Krivokapić said on Twitter.
“I will not go to Cetinje so as not to give any reason, although as a man from Katuni I understand all the people of Cetinje. I know that we all have the characteristics of being genetically implanted. One of the characteristics of a man from Katuni is that he is stubborn, but he is a brave man. I would ask us to forget the courage, and use trust, respect for others and justice “, Krivokapić pointed out.
He said that not going to Cetinje is the only contribution he can make.
Krivokapić said that a possible ban on gatherings is an extreme measure if the risks pose a danger to the citizens.
“If I have ever uttered any misunderstood word or sentence, I apologize and ask that we do not make a conflict where we should not,” the prime minister said.
He pointed out that if Serbian politician Nenad Čanak wants to come to Cetinje, no one will ban it, if he does not affect the security situation.
Interior Minister Sergej Sekulović said that the police had a security assessment of the situation in Cetinje.
He pointed out that several thousand T-shirts with the image of St. Petar Cetinjski, which were taken away from the group of Cetinje citizens, were returned, and were kept in order to determine their origin and someone’s business.
“No one was deprived of liberty, there were no detentions, all T-shirts were returned, I don’t see a problem,” he said.
Krivokapić stated on Twitter that the information about the ban on enthronement, as a last measure, was incorrectly transmitted and explained that he talked about the announced counter-gathering.
“There will be no ban on enthronement. Due to, for who knows what reason, incorrectly transmitted information and the full truth, I want to inform the public that at today’s press conference I mentioned the possibility of banning the gathering in Cetinje as a last measure, not referring to the enthronement of Metropolitan Joanikije which, by a responsible and wise decision of the Metropolitanate, was reduced to a measure known to the public, rather than to the announced counter-meeting, and that, I repeat, as a last measure, if security assessments indicate that need,” Krivokapić wrote on Twitter.