The President of Montenegro Milo Djukanovic announced plans to restore the autocephaly of the Orthodox Church.
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Serbian Orthodox Church undermines the independence of Montenegro, and to counter this it is necessary the restoration of the Autocephalous Montenegrin Orthodox Church.

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The President of Montenegro Milo Djukanovic said in an interview with Montenegrin state television, reports “Balkan Explorer.”

The government will deal with this issue, said Djukanovic.

As UNIAN reported earlier, on December 15 Unification Council of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church elected Metropolitan of bila Tserkva and Pereyaslav Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Kyivan Patriarchate of Epiphanius by the Primate of a unified local Orthodox Church in Ukraine.

January 6, in Istanbul, he will receive the Tomos of autocephaly from the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew.