Serbia, Norway boost military ties

BELGRADE -- The Serbian Ministry of Defense today signed an agreement on continued military cooperation with Norway.

The plan of bilateral cooperation for 2008 will enable for sustained building of the ties in this sector, already strong between the two countries, an MoD statement said today in Belgrade.

Norway is among the most important donors to Serbia's defense reforms, with assistance in the past two years worth EUR 2.5mn.

The blueprint was signed by MoD's international military cooperation department head Milorad Perić and Norway's defense attaché in Serbia Col. Terje Haverstad.

The statement did not provide the details of the deal.