Montenegro's highway to debt: Unfinished Chinese road comes with strings attached

Back in 2015, Montenegro contracted a whopping €1 billion loan from China. The aim was to pay a Chinese contractor to build a highway allowing faster access to remote parts of the country. But six years later, the work is nowhere near complete and the money has already been spent. To make matters worse, the contract states that if Montenegro ends up being unable to repay the loan, it will have to give up some of its territory to China. Our France 2 colleagues report, with FRANCE 24's Olivia Bizot.

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