President Nikolic, Dodik: People's electoral will must be respected

Belgrade - The electoral will of the citizens must be respected and the democratic principles the work of institutions and the rule-of-law state rest upon must be preserved, Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic and Republika Srpska President Milorad Dodik agreed Thursday.

At a meeting in Belgrade, President Nikolic and Dodik discussed Serbia-Republika Srpska relations and the significance of maintaining regional peace and stability.

President Nikolic congratulated Dodik on the September 25 Republika Srpska Day referendum and the success in the local elections, President Nikolic's presidential press office said in a statement.