Minister Dacic speaks about Serbia’s foreign policy to the Argentine Council for International Relations

Speaking before a wide audience, First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia Ivica Dacic delivered today a lecture titled “Serbia’s Foreign Policy against the Backdrop of Current Challenges”, in Buenos Aires, at the highly renowned Argentine Council for International Relations (CARI).

In his lecture, Minister Dacic introduced the audience to Serbia’s foreign policy priorities, its regional policy, assessment of the bilateral cooperation between Serbia and Argentina and other Latin American countries, the joint support to the principle of international relations and to the activities that Serbia carried out in the regional initiatives launched by Latin American countries.

The Serbian Foreign Minister also familiarized the audience with the progress of Serbia’s internal reforms, the European integration process and with the track record of economic reforms implemented in Serbia. Minister Dacic spoke at length about the course of the Belgrade – Pristina dialogue and the results achieved so far, as well as about the impediments created by representatives of the provisional institutions in Pristina concerning the implementation of what was agreed.

Following his introductory remarks, Minister Dacic took some questions from the audience, primarily those relating to Serbia’s foreign policy in the process of EU accession, the Russian Federation and the region.

The meeting was attended by persons from Buenos Aires political life and academic community and by representatives of the diplomatic corps accredited in Argentina.

The Argentine Council for International Relations awarded Minister Dacic the title of its Corresponding Member.