Putin will meet with Prime Minister of Serbia


MOSCOW, October 29. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin will meet on October 29 with the Prime Minister of Serbia Alexandar Vucic, who is in Russia on a working visit. About it has informed journalists a press-Secretary of Russian leader Dmitry Peskov.

“The public part of the working day the President will begin with a reception of the Prime Minister of Serbia Vucic”, said the representative of the Kremlin.

The previous meeting of Putin with Prime Minister of Serbia was held in October 2014, when the Russian leader visited Belgrade during the celebration of the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the city from fascist invaders.

The Prime Minister of Serbia visited Russia on a working visit at the invitation of Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. Tuesday, 27 October, the heads of governments of the two countries held talks and 28 October took part in the Moscow forum “Open innovations”.

At the talks with his Russian counterpart Vucic expressed confidence that Russia and Serbia can accelerate cooperation in many areas. He added that Serbia is ready to invite Russian companies to build infrastructure on its territory and looked forward to similar solutions on the Russian side. “Serbia will remain Russia’s friend, but on rational grounds,” said the Serbian Prime Minister. He also stressed that Belgrade, “contrary to numerous requirements,” did not impose any sanctions against Moscow. “Serbia will continue to pursue such policies in the future,” said Vucic.

As reported by Sands, on Thursday Putin has scheduled a number of working meetings, including with the Governor of the Ulyanovsk region Sergey Morozov.