Serbia says it has no plans to put sanctions on Russia


November 20, 2017 – Fort Russ News – Paul Antonopoulos

BELGRADE, Serbia – Belgrade no plans to place sanctions on Moscow, President of Serbia’s National Assembly Maja Gojkovic said at a joint press conference with Russian Federation Council Chairperson Valentina Matviyenko on Monday.

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“I thank Ms Matviyenko for her visit, which points to the development of our relations in every field, including the parliamentary sphere,” Gojkovic said. 

“We have discussed our political and economic relations. I informed Ms. Matviyenko about our position on sanctions saying that Serbia has not imposed any sanctions on Russia so far and will not do that in the future,” she added.

She also thanked Russia “for its principled position on the Kosovo issue, respect for Serbia’s territorial integrity and steps to prevent Pristina’s accession into international organizations.”

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