Football club Real Madrid for 11th time wins UEFA Champions League tournamentSport May 29, 1:42
Ukraine’s president discusses with Savchenko her work abroadWorld May 29, 1:07
Ceasefire in Syria violated twice in 24 hours - Russia’s defense ministryRussian Politics & Diplomacy May 29, 1:04
Russia to strengthen ties with Greece, Athos - PutinRussian Politics & Diplomacy May 28, 19:38
Putin highlights Mount Athos importance for society’s moral foundationsSociety & Culture May 28, 18:59
Kiev’s new sanctions list not to affect Russian media - lawmakerRussian Politics & Diplomacy May 28, 18:54
Doping tests A of 8 Russian athletes from 2012 Olympics positive in rechecksSport May 28, 18:47
Patriarch Kirill leads service to consecrate church in Xilourgou hermitage on Mount AthosSociety & Culture May 28, 18:44
Putin arrives at Mount Athos to mark 1,000 years of Russian presenceSociety & Culture May 28, 18:41
BELGRADE, January 11. /TASS/. Serbia is interested in developing military and technical cooperation with Russia, Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic said at a meeting with Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin in Belgrade on Monday.
"Serbia will not ask for any concessions, although we have reasons to expect much from Russia," the president said, noting he was surprised with the fact that neighboring Croatia is holding talks on purchasing ballistic missile defense systems from Norway.
"We are not going to start a war with Croatia," Nikolic said, expressing his gratitude to Russia for its "concerns over Serbia’s security."
Rogozin assured Nicolic that he would fulfill Russian President Vladimir Putin’s order to "study and figure out the Serbian needs" as soon as possible.
"Dmitry Rogozin said the Russian president highly assessed of relations between the two countries," the press service of the Serbian president said.
"We need to take additional efforts to enhance military, technical and economic relations," Rogozin said.
"As for Kosovo, Russia and justice are on Serbia’s side, so we need to be patient and not recognize the independence of Kosovo, which Russia will never do," the press service said.
The Serbian president thanked Vladimir Putin for the support at the UN Security Council sidelines and asked Russia to help Serbian businessmen with the access to the Russian market.