Vucic: Xi's visit to Serbia confirmed for this year

BELGRADE - Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said on Monday he had received confirmation Chinese President Xi Jinping would visit Serbia this year.

Vucic made the announcement at a Lunar New Year ceremony he hosted for Chinese Ambassador to Serbia Li Ming at Belgrade's Vila Mir.

"I would now like to say publicly in front of everyone that I have received confirmation in a discussion with the great Chinese director and FM Wang Yi - but I cannot speak about the details yet - that Xi Jinping, our sincere friend and a great leader of not only PR China but, I would say, one of the most significant world leaders, whom we want to welcome in the best atmosphere and in the most beautiful way, will visit our country this year, in the year of the Wood Dragon," Vucic said in a speech.

"It is never too late for good wishes even though the Chinese Lunar New Year began on...

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