Washington, 3 June 2015 – Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic spoke in the White House with Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs Susan Rice and said after the meeting that Serbia can count on US support.
Vucic said that Rice expressed unequivocal support for the opening of the first chapters in Serbia’s negotiations with the EU, and added that he believes that the signal from Washington to the EU will be a signal of support for Serbia.
When you have the support of the United States, then everything is much easier, and that is important for Serbia, Vucic said.
He said that the meeting with Rice was good, useful and responsible and that she expressed a very high opinion on the economic and political reforms undertaken by Serbia, as well as on the preservation of political stability in Serbia and in the region.
Serbia can count on the support of the United States, the Prime Minister stressed.
The Prime Minister announced that tomorrow he will talk with US Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland, and that he should also meet with European Commissioner for Enlargement and Neighbourhood Policy Johannes Hahn, who is currently in Washington.
Vucic will have political talks with US officials and he will also visit the John Hopkins University where he is due to deliver a speech.