Belgian delegation visits Serbia to verify arms exports

BELGRADE - A delegation of Belgium's Wallonia region has visited Serbia to verify arms exports based on permits issued by regional authorities to arms maker Lachaussee, the Serbian Ministry of Defence said on Thursday.

During the July 17-19 visit to Serbia, the delegation ascertained that Serbia maintains a truthful and transparent position regarding a moratorium on Serbian defence industry exports to Russia and Ukraine for the duration of the armed conflict between the two states.

The Wallonian delegation was hosted in Belgrade and other Serbian cities by Serbian arms company Jugoimport-SDPR, which provided insight to the Belgian partners into procedures related to manufacture and exports of arms and military equipment.

In a statement, the ministry said this quashed all false accusations and insinuations about alleged exports to the Russian Federation of...

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