Kovac receives Hungarian ambassador to Belgrade

BELGRADE - Serbian Deputy Parliament Speaker Elvira Kovac received Hungarian Ambassador to Belgrade Jozsef Magyar on Friday, thanking Hungary for being the only European country to vote against a UN General Assembly resolution on Srebrenica.

"The Serbian citizens were touched by the move by Hungary, which showed it is a true and sincere friend of the Republic of Serbia," an official statement quoted Kovac as saying.

Magyar said he was pleased Kovac had been re-elected head of the Serbian parliamentary committee on European integration and deputy parliament speaker as she would continue to represent Serbia in European institutions where the country is not yet a full-fledged member.

We do not want separation by borders, which also separate the two peoples, the two friendly countries - on the contrary, we want to reduce and remove all barriers that exist today,...

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