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BELGRADE, January 10. /ITAR-TASS/. Serbian Foreign Minister Ivan Mrkic said on Thursday, January 9, that Serbia could unite its embassies in several countries with the diplomatic missions of other countries of the former Yugoslavia to cut the maintenance expenses.
The minister spoke primarily about the Serbian embassies in African, Asian and Latin American states. Serbia is planning to open its diplomatic missions in Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Ghana, Venezuela, Chile, Peru, Vietnam and Cambodia this year.
According to the Serbian foreign minister, the diplomatic missions in the aforesaid countries could start operating on behalf of several countries according to the Scandinavian model. Mrkic said negotiations were under way with the Foreign Ministries of Montenegro, Slovenia, Macedonia and Bosnia & Herzegovina. He believes that relevant agreements could be reached by the end of 2014.
“We have made the biggest progress in our talks with Macedonia and Montenegro,” Mrkic emphasized.
The Serbian foreign policy chief believes that apart from cutting the expenses, the unification of embassies abroad will also make the efforts of these joint diplomatic missions “more noticeable” in various parts of the globe.