The State Union of Serbia and Montenegro was established in 2003, through a bilateral agreement expected to expire within three years therefrom. In 2006, Montenegro exercised its right to independence, officially proclaimed on June 3rd. Brazil recognized the country on June 14th, thus establishing diplomatic relations with Podgorica on October 20th of that same year. The Embassy of Brazil in Belgrade (Serbia) is concurrently accredited to Montenegro.
Chronology of Bilateral Relations
2003 - The Foreign Minister of Serbia and Montenegro, Goran Svilanovic, visits Brazil accompanied by a business mission.
2003 – The Prime Ministers of Serbia and Montenegro, Zoran Zivkovic and Milo Djukanovic, visited São Paulo to participate in the 22nd Socialist International Congress, where they met with President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva.
2006 – Brazil recognizes the independence of Montenegro. Establishment of diplomatic relations.
2007 – The Embassy of Brazil in Belgrade (Serbia) is concurrently accredited to Montenegro.