Vucic expects Meloni to visit Serbia by year-end

VERONA - Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said on Monday he had thanked Italian PM Giorgia Meloni for the support and attention Italy was giving to Serbia and added that he expected Meloni to visit Serbia by the end of this year.

Speaking to reporters in Verona after a meeting with Meloni, Vucic said he and the PMs of North Macedonia and Albania, Dimitar Kovacevski and Edi Rama, had proposed ideas to the EU after seeing the amount of support received by other countries.

"We said how difficult the times ahead of us will be and we asked Meloni that they help us in Brussels, as well as additionally, bilaterally. I thanked Meloni, (FM Antonio) Tajani and the entire Italian government," Vucic said.

He said Italy was Serbia third-largest external trade partner behind Germany and China and that bilateral trade with Italy would be boosted further in the future,...

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