Vučić awarded decorations; A particularly touching moment - when Uroš came out VIDEO
President of Serbia, Aleksandar Vui, who presented the decorations on the occasion of the Statehood Day of Serbia, said that Sretenje is a great day for Serbia, the day when the modern Serbian state was born.
At the ceremony in the Palace of Serbia, President Vui said that Sretenje is also our primer and textbook, a time of reconsideration, a time of unity of our people, wherever they live - in Serbia, Republika Srpska, Montenegro, Northern Macedonia, Slovenia, Germany, Austria, Switzerland , Russia, America ...
Speaking at the opening of the ceremony, Vucic said that all the individuals and institutions that have been awarded decorations will be role models for coming generations and provide guidelines for everyone dreaming of great deeds. You will be an example to the good, decent and successful Serbia and your lives will be more complicated, the president said.
President Vucic reiterated that it was the day when the great leader, and the people's man Karadjordje, raised an uprising against the Turks, but also the day when, thanks to Milos the Great and Dimitrije Davidovic, Serbia adopted a modern and liberal constitution - a constitution ahead of its time.
"Forty days after Christmas, we celebrate Sretenje, the most important date in the historical, political and religious calendar of our beautiful Serbia," Vucic said.
Vui pointed out that because of that, today we are proud of our past and ancestors, but looking at them, Serbia is focused and ready to work for the future of its children.
"This is a holiday of all those who love and live for their Serbia, this is a holiday that inspires our people in the crucified Kosovo and Metohija and which gives them strength for the survival of the Serbian hearth, Serbian name and...