Vucic meets with NATO chief, reiterates Serbia's neutrality

Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic met in New York on Thursday with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.

Source: B92
Stoltenberg and Vucic are seen in New York earlier in the week (Tanjug)
Stoltenberg and Vucic are seen in New York earlier in the week (Tanjug)

They discussed "the situation in the region, cooperation between Serbia and NATO within the Partnership for Peace, as well as the forthcoming visit of Vucic to NATO headquarters in Brussels, planned for November 23 this year," the Serbian government has announced.

Vucic "reiterated the commitment of Serbia to be militarily neutral and also thanked Stoltenberg on all the efforts he is making so that Serbia and NATO have a fair partnership."

He informed Stoltenberg about "the situation in the region and stressed that Serbia is doing everything to make the newly created tensions reduce."

Stoltenberg said that Serbia was "a good partner and highlighted the importance of constructive relations for the stability of the entire region, with respect for Serbia’s position on military neutrality."

He stated that NATO "does not want to influence the decision of Serbia on membership in this organization."

The two officials also discussed "the relaxation of the air zone over Kosovo and Metohija."

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