The Speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia Maja Gojkovic met today with Russian Ambassador Aleksandr Botsan-Kharchenko.
Gojkovic and Botsan-Kharchenko agreed that, overall, Serbia and the Russian Federation enjoy intensive, developed relations grounded in mutual trust.
Gojkovic and Botsan-Kharchenko stressed that excellent parliamentary cooperation plays an important role in the overall relations between Serbia and the Russian Federation and the Russian Ambassador thanked the Serbian National Assembly Speaker for her dedication to developing friendly relations with the State Duma and the Russian Federation Council.
Gojkovic said that the parliamentary cooperation between the two countries is at an all-time high, highlighting the important role the Russian State Duma - National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia Cooperation Commission plays in promoting parliamentary relations and discussing specific topics of mutual interest.
Gojkovic and Botsan-Kharchenko also spoke about advancing cooperation between the parliamentary committees in charge of foreign affairs, the economy and security, as well as friendship groups and delegations to international parliamentary organizations.
Gojkovic said that the Serbian Assembly also enjoys excellent cooperation with the State Duma and the Russian Federation Council on the multilateral scene, hoping that the Chairperson of the Russian Federation Council Valentina Matviyenko would attend the 141st assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union in Belgrade, 13-17 October, an important summit of parliamentary delegations and speakers from around the world.