President Tadic and Vujanovic in a visit to Cetinje monastery

As a part of the official visit of the President of Serbia Boris Tadic to Montenegro, presidents of Montenegro and Serbia Filip Vujanovic and Boris Tadic visited today the monastery of Cetinje and kissed the relics of St. Peter of Cetinje, the right hand of St. John the Baptist and the particle of the Holy Cross of God. The two presidents were welcomed in the church courtyard of the Cetinje monastery by monastery brotherhood led by His Eminence Amfilohije Archbishop pf Cetinje and Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Littoral. His Eminence greeted them with a sermon in the monastery church.

Two of them talked about the role of the Church in relations of this two states, and considering that Metropolitan Amfilohije is Locum tenens- Administrator of the Diocese of Raska-Prizren and Kosovo-Metohija an issue of the problem of the mentioned  issue about the problem of the return of the displaced and refugees from Kosovo and Metohija, of which a considerable number was in Montenegro, living in hard conditions and deprivation.

The meeting of the two presidents with Metropolitan was attended by: Ambassador of Serbia Zoran Lutovac, adviser to the President of Serbia Mladjen Djordjevic, advisor to the President of Montenegro Sonja Tomovic Sundic, heugemon of the Cetinje monastery protosyngellos Metodije Ostojic, a dean of the Seminary of St. Peter of Cetinje protopresbyter Gojko Perovic and a secretary of the Metropolitanate of Montenegro and the Littoral protopresbyter Obren Jovanovic.

At the end of the meeting, both state delegations were sent off by the bells of the ancient monastery of Cetinje.

Source: Metropolitanate of Montenegro and the Littoral, Svetigora press