“I am sure that Serbia and Russia have even better relationship in store,” the prime minister said.
He also confirmed that Serbia was on its path towards the EU, and thanked Russia for respecting its decision and never exerting pressure.In an interview with TASS First Deputy Director-General Mikhail Gusman ahead of Putin’s visit, the prime minister said, that nobody can order Serbia to ruin its relations with Russia.
“I am not concealing from our Russian partners that we are following the European course,” the prime minister said, noting that he had never felt pressure from the Russian leadership.
Vucic said most Serbian people have historical, cultural and religious ties with the Russian people. He said the developments in the south-east of Ukraine are a heavy experience for the Ukrainian and Russian peoples.
“Believe me that the Serbian people experience this together with all Slavic nations. We hope for peace,” he said.