The President of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic at a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin assured him in unchanged position on the Crimea, that is, that Serbia won’t join anti-Russian sanctions. It is reported by Balkaninsight.
Vucic has once again confirmed its position. Serbia does not support sanctions of the EU and the US imposed against Russia for the annexation of Crimea in 2014.
Following the meeting, Vucic and Putin agreed that Serbia will be able to re-export Russian gas to 5 billion cubic meters annually until 2021.
In November 2017, the Ambassador of Ukraine in Serbia in a media interview said that Serbia is not doing enough efforts to discourage its citizens ‘ participation in the conflict in the Donbass on the party of fighters. He also claimed that Russia is using Serbia to ignite a war in the Balkans and destroy Europe.
In response to these statements by some Serbian politicians urged Belgrade to declare the Ukrainian Ambassador persona non grata.