Russian President Vladimir Putin was given an official welcoming ceremony at the Palace of Serbia in Belgrade on Thursday.
As Putin and his Serbian counterpart Aleksandar Vucic walked along the red carpet towards the palace, they realized they forgot to greet the delegations, promptly turning back and shaking hands with the officials. Later Vucic and Putin are heldntalks at the Serbian president’s official residence, during which the two leaders signed a number of agreements. The leaders also briefly attended an exhibition devoted to relations between Russian and Serbia in the period between 1804 and 1918.
President Putin awarded President Vucic with the order of Aleksandar Nevski. The presidents both held a joint press conference and visited Serbian Orthodox Cathedral St. Sava.
Russia To Supply Seven Mi-35, Three Mi-17 Helicopters To Serbia
Military & Defense January 18, 16:02 UTC+3
BELGRADE, January 18. /TASS/. Russia will supply seven Mi-35 and three Mi-17 helicopters to Serbia, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said in his address to the nation following Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit to Belgrade.
"Serbia is satisfied with its military-technical cooperation with Russia. We have agreed to purchase seven Mi-35 and three Mi-17 helicopters," he said.