MOSCOW, April 26 /TASS/. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has congratulated Aleksandar Vucic, Serbia’s acting prime minister and the leader of the Serbian Progressive Party, on his party’s victory in Serbia’s parliamentary elections held on April 24.
"The citizens of Serbia voted for your course, in which the task of strengthening strategic cooperation with Russia occupies has a special place. I would like to confirm our determination to continue developing the whole range of Russian-Serbian cooperation and effectively implement joint projects in various spheres," Medvedev wrote.
Seven parties and party coalitions won seats in the one-chamber Serbian parliament in the early parliamentary elections held last Sunday, the Republican Electoral Commission reported after counting 96.5% of the votes.
The "Aleksandar Vucic - Serbia Wins" coalition formed on the basis of the Vucic-led Serbian Progressive Party won the elections with a huge lead (48.28% of the votes).