Vucic meet with Palestinian foreign minister: "We are grateful that you respect Serbia's integrity"
Aleksandar Vucic stressed that Serbia appreciates traditional friendships and that our foreign policy will be taking into account not to neglect them at any point
President of the Republic of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic met with Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad Al Maliki to discuss various aspects of bilateral relations, which there is a mutual desire to improve.
Aleksandar Vucic stressed that Serbia appreciates traditional friendships and that our foreign policy will be taking into account not to neglect them at any point.
The two interlocutors welcomed the signing of documents on cooperation between Serbia and Palestine in the fields of youth and sports, as well as security cooperation, and noted that there are possibilities for strengthening economic cooperation as well as cooperation in the fields of agriculture, health, culture and education.
It was proposed to form a Joint Cooperation Committee, which would make the signed agreements concrete and help use existing potentials for comprehensive cooperation.
Vucic said that intensifying of political dialogue would be important for Serbia-Palestine cooperation, and invited President Mahmoud Abbas to visit our country.
He thanked for the support of Palestine to the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Serbia and the principled position not to recognize the unilaterally declared independence of so-called Kosovo, and especially through opposition to so-called Kosovo's membership in international organizations.
In connection to this, he emphasized that Serbia, with its measured and constructive stance, as a responsible and reliable partner, contributes to peace and stability in the region.
Minister Al-Maliki informed President Vucic about the Palestinian view of the events in the Middle East.