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    President of Poland Andrzej Duda signed the law ratifying Montenegro's accession to NATO, the president's office said on Sunday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The Polish parliament backed the legislation earlier in July.

    "The Montenegrin party has repeatedly signalized it was important to it that Poland, the NATO [Warsaw] summit host and the state, which really supports the accession of the country to the alliance, would be one of the first country-members to ratify the protocol," the office said in a statement, quoted by the Polish PAP news agency.

    On May 19, the foreign ministers of NATO member states signed an accession protocol for Montenegro, providing the Balkan country with an observer status at the Alliance's meetings. Montenegro will be granted membership to the Alliance once the protocol is ratified by all 28 NATO member states.


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