24.11.2020. - 14:12
Meeting with the Ambassador of the Russian Federation
President of the Republic of Serbia Aleksandar Vučić met earlier today with the Ambassador of the Russian Federation Alexander Botsan-Kharchenko and asked him to convey his gratitude to President Vladimir Putin for the letter of condolence on the death of Patriarch Irinej.
President Vučić also pointed out that the attendance of the Russian Orthodox Church representative, Metropolitan Ilarion, at the funeral of the Serbian Orthodox Church Patriarch, was a confirmation of closeness of the two churches and the two nations. Ambassador Botsan-Kharchenko shared his memories of Patriarch Irinej and his commitment to the completion of works on Saint Sava Temple.
President Vučić and Ambassador Botsan-Kharchenko discussed current issues of Serbian-Russian relations and bilateral cooperation, expressing hope that a visit to Serbia by one of Russia's top officials would take place by the end of the year.
The two interlocutors paid particular attention to the implementation of specific agreements and joint projects in the field of infrastructure and energy and expressed hope that key projects would be completed within the agreed deadline.
President Vučić and Ambassador Botsan-Kharchenko also discussed a number of regional and global issues.
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24th November 2020