President Serzh Sargsyan meets Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic
YEREVAN, OCTOBER 11, ARMENPRESS: At the invitation of President Serzh Sargsyan, President Tomislav Nikolic of the Republic of Serbia arrived in the Republic of Armenia on an official visit last night.
The official welcoming ceremony of the Serbian President took place today at the RA Presidential Palace followed by a private meeting between the two countries’ presidents.
Welcoming the dignitary, President Serzh Sargsyan underscored that the Armenian-Serbian friendship has deep historical roots and there has been numerous manifestations of mutual friendship throughout history which is the basis of deepening and strengthening the present interstate relations. Serzh Sargsyan expressed the hope that the visit of the Serbian President will give a new stimulus to promoting political dialogue and bilateral cooperation between the two countries.
Tomislav Nikolic thanked President Serzh Sargsyan for the warm reception and noted that since his election as President of Serbia, he has attached great value to developing the Armenian-Serbian relations whose current level, according to the president, is dissatisfying. The Serbian President assured that his country will make maximum efforts to strengthen the Armenian-Serbian interstate ties and deepen cooperation.
At end of the meeting, President Serzh Sargsyan awarded Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic the Order of Glory in connection with his official visit to the Republic of Armenia and on the occasion of the traditional friendship between Armenia and Serbia. President Tomislav Nikolic reciprocally awarded President Serzh Sargsyan the Order of the Republic of Serbia.