Archbishop Luciano Suriani appointed as new Apostolic Nuncio of the Holy See in Belgrade

nuncije surijani_430163First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia Ivica Dacic received today a courtesy call from the newly-appointed Apostolic Nuncio of the Holy See to the Republic of Serbia, Archbishop Luciano Suriani.

Minister Dacic welcomed Nuncio Suriani and expressed satisfaction with good bilateral relations between the two states, as evidenced by the intensified high-level dialogue. The Minister expressed his thanks for the principled position of the Holy See regarding non-recognition of the unilateral declaration of independence of Kosovo and the dedication to the preservation of the Christian heritage in Kosovo and Metohija.

In the talks, both sides noted the interest to further promote their cooperation and stressed the importance of continuing the ecumenical dialogue.