Meeting between Minister Vučević and Ambassador Chen Bo
Today, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence Miloš Vučević met with the Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Serbia, Chen Bo.
Minister Vučević expressed his gratitude for China’s wholehearted support for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the Republic of Serbia. He said that China had always maintained a principled and consistent position on the issue of Kosovo and Metohija, which was proof of true friendship.
Vučević said that the long-term strategic commitment of Serbia was to pursue an autonomous and independent foreign policy, and that despite all the challenges, the new Government of the Republic of Serbia would continue to pursue a responsible policy of peace and cooperation, observing international law and fully adhering to the agreements reached so far.
Ambassador Chen Bo thanked for the hospitality and the opportunity to discuss with Minister Vučević matters of importance for cooperation between the two countries. She emphasized that mutual support between Serbia and China regarding sovereignty and territorial integrity and excellent relations between the two presidents were a confirmation of the traditional “steel friendship” between the two countries.
The ambassador pointed out that defence cooperation additionally strengthened overall relations between the two countries and noted that there was still room for improvement in that regard.