On Monday, June 5, Montenegro officially became the 29th member of NATO. The ceremony of joining the alliance took place in Washington.
NATO will rise the flag of Montenegro on June 7. The ceremony will be held at NATO headquarters in Brussels.
Earlier, US President Donald Trump signed the protocol about Montenegro's incorporation into NATO.
NATO needs Montenegro because of the geographical position of the country and its port infrastructure. Montenegrin ports can be used to fuel military ships and arrange other types of infrastructure.
In April, the Russian Foreign Affairs Ministry issued a warning about anti-Russian hysteria in the small European country.
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Chinese President Xi Jinping warned his new US counterpart Joe Biden not to push Europe into an alliance against Beijing