BELGRADE, October 18 (Itar-Tass) — Russian Minister for Emergency Situations Sergei Shoigu who’s paying a visit to Serbia will on Tuesday meet Serbian President Boris Tadic and Prime Minister Mirko Cvetkovic. He will also attend the 10th session of the inter-governmental Russian-Serbian committee for trade, economic and scientific-technological cooperation.
The sides will discuss the implementation of major investment projects in the gas and oil industry and infrastructure projects on account of the Russian state credit worth 800 million dollars. Deliveries of hi-tech Russian equipment to Serbia, including on account of settlement of the Russian clearing debt, will be another item on the agenda. Besides, the delegations will discuss further liberalization of reciprocal trade within the framework of the Free Trade Agreement between Russia and Serbia.
Shoigu is staying in Serbia at the invitation of Ivica Dacic, the first deputy prime minister and the Serbian interior minister. On Monday, Sergei Shoigu and Ivica Dacic signed a package of documents for deploying and developing the first stage of the regional Centre for emergency situations in the Balkans in the city of Nis.