On Monday, Serbian Foreign Minister Nikola Selakovic held a trilateral meeting with Cypriot Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides and Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias.
On this occasion, the Serbian Foreign Minister noted that he discussed with his colleagues Serbia’s European future, adding that they had reached an agreement to hold meetings on a six-month basis, during which they will discuss issues from different areas of interest to the three countries.
Selakovic stressed that they also discussed economic co-operation, infrastructure, strengthening ties, energy, gas supplies from various sources and routes, stressing that Serbia’s main goal in regional policy is to maintain peace and stability.
He added that three ministers had agreed that more co-operation was needed in the tourism, agriculture and IT sectors.
Minister Selakovic thanked Greece and Cyprus for their essential support in preserving the sovereignty and integrity of Serbia, but also in terms of European integration, underlining that Serbia supports Greece in continuing the dialogue with Turkey, as well as in the demarcation agreement with Albania. borders between the two countries.
He also reiterated his support for the sovereignty of Cyprus and also supported the continuation of the dialogue between Cyprus and Turkey.
Cypriot Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides thanked Selakovic for his hospitality, stating that the three countries have friendly ties and that future tripartite co-operation represents the creation of a positive agenda in the interest of all peoples.
He stressed that citizens of both Serbia and Greece will be able to travel to Cyprus with a negative PCR test starting on April 1st, stating that this is the first step towards restoring normalcy.
“The ultimate goal is to increase stability and prosperity in the Western Balkans and the Eastern Mediterranean,” Christodoulides said, congratulating Serbia on the impressive level of immunization that puts the country at the top of the world.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cyprus stressed that today he reaffirmed to his Serbian counterpart the strong support to Serbia and the readiness for any possible assistance in achieving the strategic goal of EU membership, as well as the commitment of Cyprus to the principles of international law. as clearly expressed through the country’s policy of non-recognition of the Unilateral Declaration of Independence of Kosovo.
Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias stressed the prospect of co-operation between Greece and Serbia in the field of energy and security, as well as infrastructure.
Dendias said he was concerned about migratory flows, noting that Turkey needs to strengthen its border control.
The Greek Foreign Minister reiterated his country’s support for Serbia on the European path and clarified that the Greek Prime Minister had instructed him to do everything to help the country on this path.