Serbia reverses decision to expel Montenegro ambassador
01 December 2020 | 8:58 am
Serbia canceled its decision to expel the Montenegrin ambassador over a diplomatic row. The reversal comes days before a new, pro-Serb government takes charge in Montenegro.
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