Orlic meets with Cypriot delegation

BELGRADE - Serbian Parliament Speaker Vladimir Orlic on Wednesday met with a delegation of the Cypriot parliamentary committee on foreign and European affairs headed by Chairman Harris Georgiades, and said Serbia deeply appreciated Cyprus's principled position of not recognising the so-called Kosovo, as well as its support to Serbia regarding Pristina's Council of Europe membership bid.

The parties confirmed that Serbia and Cyprus maintained a traditional friendship, the Serbian parliament said in a statement.

"Friends stand together in difficult times. These days are not easy, a day of mourning has been declared in our country over tragic events in the territory of Kosovo-Metohija for which Albin Kurti is exclusively to blame. Everyone knows well that Kurti has caused an escalation through the terror he has been wreaking on the Serbs for months, and that was his...

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