BELGRADE, October 27. /TASS/. Secretary of Russia’s Security Council Nikolai Patrushev and Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic discussed international and regional security issues in Belgrade on Thursday.
Patrushev’s press secretary, Yevgeny Anoshin, has told TASS that the two sides "have reaffirmed the commitment of Moscow and Belgrade to continue the coordination of activities in the international arena."
"Besides, Patrushev briefed the prime minister on the results of the Russian-Serbian inter-ministerial consultations on the strategic security issues that were held the day before," he said.
On Wednesday, Patrushev held the Russian-Serbian consultations on the strategic security issues in Belgrade. On the Serbian side, the consultations were held by Serbia’s Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister, Nebojsa Stefanovic. The two sides discussed the prospects for the Russian-Serbian security dialogue and focused on military and military-technical cooperation, joint emergency response, cooperation in combating cross-border crime and information security. They also discussed cooperation between Moscow and Belgrade in the fight against terrorism, radicalism and extremism, in countering terrorism financing and the spread of far-right ideology and neo-Nazism.
Patrushev also held a meeting with Serbia’s First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, Ivica Dacic, and was received by Serbian President, Tomislav Nikolic.