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Verdicts for money laundering needed. Constitutional Court didn't abolish taxes. Ambassadors deny Lekic's statements.
Organized crime is still a reason of serious concern for Montenegro, while first instance verdicts are absent, especially in the area of money laundering, European Commission stated in its progress report, which will be oficially published on October 10 in Brussels.
Provisions of the Law on taxes, according to which people are being charged euro a month for each mobile phone card, power meter and cable television use, are in line with the Constitution and public interest, it was concluded at yesterday's session of the Constitutional Court.
Ambassadors of Germany, United Kingdom, France, Italy and Austria, Pius Fischer, Catherine Knight-Sands, Dominic Gazui, Sergio Barbanti, and Martin Pamer, denied on Tuesday evening claims of Democratic Front, published the day earlier, according to which that coalition is "the only election conteder enjoying clear and observable support of international community", and according to which both ambassadors and front's leader Miodrag Lekic "expressed concerns because of public abuses in the election process".
In two high-profile war crimes trials currently ongoing in Pristina, a series of witnesses have retracted previous statements alleging abuse at Kosovo Liberation Army detention centres.