MOSCOW, March 10. The presidents of Russia and Serbia Vladimir Putin and Tomislav Nikolic discussed on Thursday at a meeting in the Kremlin issues of bilateral relations, in particular, the forthcoming visit to Belgrade, Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev.
“I hope we will go on contemporary, positive agenda,” said the Russian leader, opening the negotiations with the Serbian colleague.
“In this regard, I wish to recall the visit of Prime Minister of Serbia to Russia in the autumn of last year and about the planned visit of Prime Minister to Serbia, hopefully in the near future”, – Putin said.
Overall, according to the head of the Russian state, inter-state relations between Moscow and Belgrade are developing successfully.
In addition, the President of the Russian Federation proposed to discuss “the situation in the region and international relations”.
Putin also thanked Nikolic for the promotion and protection of the Eastern Christian traditions. “I want to congratulate You on the deserved award – the prize of the International Fund of unity of Orthodox Christian Nations; You are doing a lot to protect and promote the Eastern Christian traditions and values,” the President said. “We would like to thank You for Your activity in this direction,” he said.
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