First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia Ivica Dacic received today H.E. Mr. Soltan bin Saad Al-Muraikhi, State Minister for Foreign Affairs of the State of Qatar.
In the talks, the officials estimated that the relations between the two countries were good with a perspective of their further promotion, underlining the economic relations and investments as the most important point.
Both sides noted the intensification of high- and top-level political dialogue, conveying their belief that the upcoming visit by the Emir of the State of Qatar to Serbia would further solidify the relations between the two countries.
Minister Dacic affirmed the orientation of the Republic of Serbia towards developing a comprehensive cooperation with the State of Qatar in all areas where realistic possibilities for this and mutual interest were noted.
Furthermore, a shared willingness was expressed for promoting economic ties between the two countries by increasing the level of foreign trade and through new investments from Qatar to Serbia.
The Serbian Foreign Minister reiterated the position of the Republic of Serbia that the Gulf crisis needed to be resolved peacefully through dialogue, without pressures and sanctions, offering Serbia’s assistance in the relaxation of the situation in that region.