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Montenegro Accuses Ethnic-Albanian Group Of Plotting


http://gdb.rferl.org/b76a8ac6-b2ce-4c16-b774-395273fe6f4b_w203.jpg --> http://gdb.rferl.org/b76a8ac6-b2ce-4c16-b774-395273fe6f4b_mw800_mh600.jpg (RFE/RL) November 6, 2006 -- Montenegro's state prosecutor has accused a group of ethnic Albanians -- arrested on the eve of the September 10 parliamentary election -- of plotting to destabilize the newly independent state.


Prosecutor Vesna Medenica today said the 14 ethnic Albanians planned terrorist attacks aimed at intimidating the non-Albanian population.


Leaders of the ethnic-Albanian community have dismissed the accusations as politically motivated.


Montenegro became independent from Serbia in June.


(AP)

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