Belgrade/New York, 23 Sept 2016 – Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic met today in New York with US Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken, with whom he discussed relations between the two countries, the situation in the region, Serbia's European path and dialogue with Pristina.
Prime Minister Vucic informed Deputy Secretary of State Blinken about the economic reforms that the Serbian government has implemented, and underlined that Serbia has invested a lot in its progress and will do everything to maintain stability in the Western Balkans, because a stable region means economic prosperity of all countries.
Expressing gratitude to Deputy Secretary of State Blinken for the commitment and support provided to Serbia, Vucic expressed his gratitude for the extraordinary visit of Vice President Joseph Biden to Belgrade and his personal support Serbia.
US Deputy Secretary of State Blinken said that for the United States the relationship with Serbia, as a key country of the region, is very important, and welcomed all the reforms that the Serbian government has conducted.
He stressed that it is important for Serbia to continue on its European path, as this will speed up the progress of the entire region.
Blinken conveyed to Prime Minister Vucic the greetings of US Vice President Joseph Biden and his message that he is very satisfied with his visit to Serbia in August this year.