Putin satisfied with Serbia ties

Belgrade: Russian President Vladimir Putin is satisfied with the growing trade with Serbia, as he himself said during talks with his Serbian counterpart Aleksandar Vucic in Belgrade.

“Trade is indeed growing, it has nearly reached $2 bln,” he said. According to Putin, “it is particularly pleasing that our ties are getting more and more diverse.” In this regard, he mentioned machine building, the energy sector, infrastructure projects and other promising areas of cooperation.

“I welcome the opportunity to visit Serbia, a friendly and fraternal country, discuss what we have done recently and outline cooperation plans for the near future,” the Russian leader noted.