“Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabic says the upcoming visit of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will have ‘historic importance.’

During her meeting with Japanese Ambassador Junichi Maruyama in Belgrade on Wednesday, Brnabic said this will be true regarding ‘further improvement of relations and dialogue between the two countries.’

According to remarks published by the Serbian government, Brnabic ‘recalled that Serbia and Japan have a long tradition of relations and that important steps have been taken in the past year in cooperation between the two countries at all levels.’

She ‘pointed out that Serbia is very interested in Japanese investments in the fields of automotive, chemical, pharmaceutical and IT industries, as well as in investments in the fields of agriculture, environmental protection and tourism,” and “expressed her belief that the cooperation in the realization of joint investment projects will continue.'” (B92)