Democratic Party of Socialists to be excluded from government for the first time in 30 years as opposition parties form a broad coalition that gives them a majority in parliament.
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Exuberant crowds gathered in Podgorica and other Montenegrin cities as opposition parties agreed to set aside their differences to form new government.
International observers report widespread abuses of office and state resources by ruling DPS, but the party will struggle to form a new government after it faced a widespread backlash against the controversial church law.
The long-ruling Democratic Party of Socialists is neck and neck with the For the Future of Montenegro coalition, led by the pro-Russian Democratic Front.
Faced with a united opposition, President Milo Djukanovic’s party fights to hold onto power in campaign overshadowed by church protests and coronacrisis.
Clerics to gather at Jabuka monastery in protest against Montenegro’s new law on religion they fear will strip the Serbian Orthodox Church of hundreds of religious sites.