President, Russian official on "cooperation and sanctions"
Serbian President Tomislav Nikolić met with Russia’s Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Aleksei Meshkov in Belgrade on Tuesday.Source: Tanjug
Nikolić said during the meeting that Serbia's principled position was to support the territorial integrity of Ukraine, but that the country would not participate in any sanctions against Russia.
Nikolić and Meshkov voiced their satisfaction about excellent relations between Serbia and Russia, expressing the belief that there was room to further expand cooperation, especially business cooperation, the Serbian president’s office said.
Meshkov said that Russia found it vital to know that Serbia had not introduced sanctions against the Russian Federation, observing that the current situation was opening up new opportunities to increase trade between the two countries.