Governance Abazović

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May 23, 2022

The Abazović Government (in Montenegrin Vlada Dritan Abazovića / Влада Дритан Абазовића) has been the government of Montenegro since April 28, 2022, under the XI term of Parliament. It is led by the liberal Dritan Abazović. It is composed of members of the Socialist People's Party of Montenegro (SNP), United Reform Action (URA), Social Democratic Party of Montenegro (SDP), Bosnian Party of Montenegro (BS ), the Albanian Alternative (AA/AS) and the Democratic Party (DP/PD). He succeeds the government of Zdravko Krivokapić.

History

This minority government is led by the new liberal Prime Minister Dritan Abazović. It is composed of members of the Socialist People's Party of Montenegro (SNP), United Reform Action (URA), Social Democratic Party of Montenegro (SDP), Bosnian Party of Montenegro (BS ), the New Democratic Force (FORCA), the Democratic Party (DP/PD) and Civis (en). Together, they have 16 deputies out of 81, or 19.75% of the seats in Parliament. The government also benefits from the support without participation of the Democratic Party of Socialists of Montenegro (DPS), which has 30 deputies out of 81, or 37% of the seats. He therefore succeeds the government of Zdravko Krivokapić, overthrown by a vote of no confidence and composed of technocrats and supported by a coalition between For the Future of Montenegro (ZBCG), Peace is our Nation (MNN) and United Reform Action (URA). ).

Training

On January 19, 2022, the United Reform Action announces the filing of a motion of no confidence jointly with the parliamentary opposition parties, officially with the aim of verifying whether the Krivokapić government still has a majority in Parliament. The motion was put to the vote on February 4 and was adopted by 43 votes for and 11 votes against, while the main parliamentary group of the former government majority preferred to boycott the election. Deputy Prime Minister Dritan Abazović announces his intention to conduct negotiations in order to establish a minority government, to which all the opposition parties – including President Milo Đukanović's Democratic Party of Socialists – pledge their support. Formally responsible for forming the new Montenegrin executive on March 3, Abazović obtained the confidence of the deputies on April 28 by 45 votes in favor, during a vote boycotted by For the future of Montenegro and Peace is our nation.

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References

(en) This article is partly or entirely taken from the English Wikipedia article entitled “Abazović Cabinet” (see list of authors).

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