“Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said on Monday that he was honored to have the opportunity to talk with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Vucic also noted that he expects this meeting (reportedly on Oct. 2 in Moscow) to have ‘great importance for further strengthening of the friendship between the Serbian and the Russian people and for the development of comprehensive cooperation between the two countries,’ reads a press release issued by his office.

On the eve his trip to Moscow and his talks with Putin, Vucic received Russian Ambassador to Serbia Aleksandr Chepurin, with whom he discussed ‘concrete proposals for strategic projects of economic cooperation in various fields, such as energy and infrastructure.’

Vucic and Chepurin ‘stressed that such projects would greatly benefit economic progress of Serbia and Russia.'”(B92)