First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of a Republic of Serbia Ivica Dacic visited a Russian Federation, where he participated in a 15th Meeting of Serbia-Russia Intergovernmental Committee on Trade, Economic and Scientific/Technical Cooperation.
“I would like to demonstrate my good pleasure that this Joint Committee Meeting was hold during Suzdal, according to a wish of Deputy Prime Minister Dmitrij Rogozin. We had an event to familiarise ourselves with a chronological significance of a area, and we am beholden to Suzdal Governor for her comfortable welcome.
As we know, Serbia and Russia are normal fiends and vital partners, and we would like to continue to arise a cooperation. Serbia appreciates Russia’s support in general organizations with courtesy to Serbia’s territorial firmness and a emanate of Kosovo and Metohija as a inaugural problem.
Serbia is posterior a accessible process towards Russia, and it has conjunction assimilated nor will it align with any sanctions opposite a Russian Federation whoever imposed them, yet we are all pang a consequences.
It is enigmatic that subsidiaries of Russian companies purebred and handling in Serbia are underneath sanctions, while those purebred in a EU are not.
As a outcome of such problems and those caused by oil prices on a universe markets, as good as euro and dollar sell rates, Serbia’s unfamiliar trade forsaken by 25% in 2015 compared to a prior year.
We are endeavouring to grasp a best probable team-work in a mercantile field, quite in a series of sectors that are many critical to us, including appetite and agriculture.
In a appetite sector, Serbia is confronting a problem associated to a gas issue, i.e. termination of a South Stream project, since as shortly as a gas upsurge by Ukraine is dropped in a few years’ time as announced, Serbia will sojourn though gas supply; therefore, this emanate needs to be resolved over a subsequent integrate of years. We contingency also residence a problem of provision gas for industrial consumers on some-more enlightened terms to capacitate them to operate.
We can be confident with a arise of Serbia’s exports of rural products, though but serve efforts should be done in this regard. It is required to safeguard that a producers are able of assembly a needs of such a large market.
Since Serbia already has giveaway trade agreements with several Eurasian Union member countries, a idea is to pointer a one giveaway trade agreement with a Eurasian Union as a whole, germane on a whole domain of a Union, as a kind of unification, and will make an bid to accomplish this idea as shortly as possible.
I would like to discuss that there were no discussions currently on arms, as this is not in a domain of a Joint Committee. However, we positively wish to have full team-work and accessible family with Russia in all areas trimming from economy, science, enlightenment and preparation to those of defence, security, and troops industry. We are looking brazen to a delay of such highest-level visits”, settled Minister Dacic following a Joint Committee meeting.