Ministry of defence Republic of Serbia

Minister Stefanović Meets Prime Minister of Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe

Today, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence Nebojša Stefanović PhD met Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe Jorge Lopes Bom Jesus, who is paying official visit to the Republic of Serbia.

Minister Stefanović and Prime Minister Jesus talked about the possibilities for the establishment of defence cooperation between the two countries and signing of agreements on defence cooperation between the two governments.

Minister Stefanović emphasised that “despite geographical distance, our two countries have been cherishing friendly relations for several decades now and we very much appreciate the support that the São Tomé and Príncipe have been providing to our fight for the preservation of territorial integrity and sovereignty”.

The interlocutors expressed their expectation that the two countries will establish the defence cooperation and raise it to a higher degree, in keeping with the development of the overall relations, while Prime Minister Jesus pointed out that his country is interested in developing cooperation in  military educational, military medical and military economic areas.