China gave Montenegro a massive loan for a hugely expensive highway project (including the corruption that comes from a no-strings-attached loan). The Chinese firms building the highway are behind schedule, but Beijing wants loans repayments now. #DebtTrap
China holds a quarter of Montenegro’s debt, and despite delays to the highway’s construction, the first repayment is due in July
The Chinese government left Montenegro in $1 Billion of debt to build a road "described as one of the most expensive stretches of road in the world." Now Montenegro is begging the European Union to help it pay China. The EU is understandably reluctant.
China is willing to enhance cooperation with Montenegro in economy, trade, investment, clean energy as well as transport infrastructure, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said when meeting with Montenegro's Prime Minister Dusko Markovic
UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination publishes its findings on the countries examined during #CERD96 from 6 to 30 August: Bosnia and Herzegovina, China, Cuba, Japan, Latvia, Mauritius, and Montenegro. Check: #FightRacism