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Montenegro lawmakers change religious law opposed by church

Montenegro lawmakers change religious law opposed by church

PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — Montenegro’s new, pro-Serb authorities have amended a law on religious rights and property that was passed by a previous government but was strongly opposed by the Serbian Orthodox Church, which led months of protests against the bill. The parliament early Tuesday approved the legislative changes with 41 votes in the 81-member assembly. The revised law was supported...

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European Union Montenegro NATO PODGORICA Serbian Orthodox Church Zdravko Krivokapic