"Israel has right to peaceful life of its citizens"

BELGRADE -- Serbia respects the right of the state of Israel to existence and a peaceful life of its citizens, Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić said on Wednesday.


He made a comment during a meeting with Israeli Ambassador in Belgrade Yossef Levy.

Commenting on the Middle East conflict, Vučić and Levy "expressed hope that the situation will be resolved peacefully and that everyday life will return to normal," the Serbian government said in a statement.

Vucic received Levy "to discuss Serbia's European path, the economic situation in the country and the implementation of the planned reforms."