Vucevic meets with Ohio National Guard commander

BELGRADE - Serbian Deputy PM and Defence Minister Milos Vucevic on Friday received Ohio National Guard Commander Maj-Gen John Harris, who is on an official visit to Serbia, to discuss further advancement of cooperation.

Vucevic noted that the cooperation between Serbia and the US state of Ohio as part of a state partnership programme was one of the mechanisms leading the way in development and advancement of Serbia-US relations, the Ministry of Defence said in a statement.

He said the two countries were undoubtedly aspiring to boost their bilateral ties with a clear intent to deepen defence cooperation without going beyond the framework of Serbia's military neutrality.

Vucevic said the cooperation with the Ohio National Guard raised the level of training of Serbian Armed Forces personnel, boosted operational capabilities and enabled experience-sharing when it...

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